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Arizona Trail Day- Celebrate the Arizona Trail at Buffalo Park! September 12

Join the Arizona Trail Association for the second annual Arizona Trail Day in Flagstaff! September 12th – 10:00-2:00 Hike, run and ride on the AZT on your own or with friends in the morning, then join us for these activities at beautiful Buffalo Park: Live music from the Diamond Down String Band Local Food from McMillan Bar & Kitchen Beer garden featuring local brews from Wanderlust Brewery and Arizona Trail

Arizona Trail Workshops- Help shape the Future of the AZ Trail!

The 817 mile Arizona Trail was designated a National Scenic Trail in 2009, with the U.S. Forest Service as the lead agency for administering the Trail.  It was the dream of Dale Shewalter who envisioned a cross-state trail in the 1970s and walked from Mexico to Utah in 1985.  He then successfully promoted the idea and began working with the Forest Service to develop the Trail in the late 1980s.

June 4th, National Trails Day, Arizona Trail

Flagstaff’s 2011 National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4th, 2011 from 8:00am-3:00pm. This event is on the Arizona Trail, a National Scenic Trail, to continue to “Close the Gap”! We encourage all trail users of all ages and abilities to attend this annual celebration of trails! There will be work projects for everyone, regardless of strength or stamina. This is one of the last events on the “Close the Gap”

CANCELED! Arizona Trail new Construction in Ft. Valley with NATRA and ATA

Because of excessive rain, this weekend’s event has been canceled for both days. July 31st-August 1, FBO Trail Day, AZ Trail FT. Valley/Schultz area, with ATA, NATRA Please click HERE to see what you’ll need to bring and other important information. Join us July 31-August 1 for this 2-day trail work weekend to complete Segments 34A and 34B. Come volunteer your time from 8am-3pm Saturday and/or 8am – 12:30 Sunday.

June 5th, National Trails Day, Arizona Trail in the Schultz Pass area

Flagstaff’s 2010 National Trails Day on Saturday, June 5th, 2010 from 7:30am-3:00pm. This event is on the Arizona Trail, a National Scenic Trail, to continue to “Close the Gap”! Please carpool as there is limited parking & arrive at Schultz Pass early to: 1. 7:00-8:00am – Registration 2. 8:00am-8:30am – Welcome, Dale Shewalter memorial, & safety talk 3. 8:30am-12:30pm – Break into groups and work on the trail – Yippee!!

July 25th-New Trail Construction on the Arizona Trail

Saturday, July 25th Arizona Trail with Northern Arizona Trail Runners and Arizona Trail Association Join us July 25-26 just east of Kendrick Park off of US 180 and about 40 minutes northwest of Flagstaff for this 2-day trail work weekend. Come volunteer your time from 8am-3pm Saturday and Sunday to continue this 1 mile section of new trail with us. Saturday lunch will be provided. We will have a campsite

Help the Arizona Trail Earn a $50,000 Grant

IMBA is asking all Arizona mountain bikers to support the Arizona Trail in its pursuit of a $50,000 grant to build five miles of singletrack in and near Saguaro National Park. Winner takes all — five finalists from across the U.S., including the Arizona Trail, are vying for top honors in the Redwood Creek Greater Outdoors Project. The one organization that receives the greatest number of votes from among the proposals wins the $50,000

AZ Trail Designated as National Scenic Trail!

It has been 25 years since a new National Scenic Trail has been designated in America.  That has now changed. Yesterday, President Obama signed the Omnibus Public Lands Bill passed last week by Congress.  The bill includes the prestigious designation of the Arizona Trail as a National Scenic Trail.   Arizona National Scenic Trail efforts have been supported by a bipartisan group of Arizona federal and state elected officials led by

New AZ Trail Singletrack through Hart Prairie

Along with our help, and the help of many others, the Arizona Trail Association is happy to announce that a significant section of the Arizona Trail has been completed through Hart Prairie, starting just below Snowbowl and continuing north to Bismark Lake. There are some options to make loops using Hart Prairie Road, or this section of trail can be ridden as an out-and-back. They need our help to get