Category Archive: active outdoor recreation

Jan 24

Hiking With Children

Hiking With Children: Hitting the Trail with Kids On a first glance going camping with children seems like a scary proposition. Everything goes wrong and the adventurous parents often end up looking like irresponsible idiots. But is that actually true? Is it actually that dangerous to go out on the open road and the forest …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2018/01/24/hiking-with-children/

Dec 19

How to Promote Bicycling to Non-Cyclists

Welcome Love to Ride Trailsnet is a huge supporter of bicycling for recreation, commuting & exercise. Needless to say, we love it when we find new organizations that promote bicycling for leisure, sport, health & the environment. So you can imagine our excitement when we discovered LovetoRide.org. We especially love to see organizations that encourage cycling among …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2015/12/19/how-to-promote-bicycling-to-non-cyclist/

Jan 14

Owyhee Uplands Backcountry Byway

trail map for Owyhee byway

Idaho Byway Becomes Oregon Trail Thanks to Jim for posting a new trail on Trailsnet.com. Jim posted a description & map of the Owyhee Uplands Backcountry Byway. An excerpt from the trail post follows: The Byway is 103 miles long and consists of gravel and paved roads that are suitable for passenger vehicles. This region …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2013/01/14/owyhee-uplands-backcountry-byway/

Sep 23

Trails Benefit Communities & Nation

According to recent articles in American Trail magazine, trails provide enormous benefits for communities, workers, and the nation in general.Here are some important economic figures that relate to the benefits of trails: hikers enjoying the trail Active outdoor recreation generates $730 million to the economy each year. Trails and other outdoor pursuits provide 6.5 million …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2011/09/23/trails-benefit-communities-nation/