American Trails recently announced the winners of their 2009 National Recreation Trails Photo Contest. They've posted all 240 entries into the contest, including the winners which have been categorized according to hiking, equestrian, water, bicycling and accessible trails under the broad category of trail use.
You can also find photos based on trail feature, such as arts and interpretation, rail and canal trails, innovative facilities, artitistic merit and historic features.
They also posted photos under the category of trail management, which includes trail sharing, trail work, health and fitness, and volunteers.
There are many outstanding photos in this collection.
American Trails is the only national, nonprofit organization working on behalf of all trail interest.
Please click here to see all of the photos.
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