Webinar: Water Trails 101: Get on the right course and learn the secrets to success!

For communities across the country, water trails are a flexible and responsive tool for promoting a healthy economy and a high quality of life while preserving our natural and cultural heritage along our waterways. In this recorded webinar, presenters step through the phases of water trail development, discuss the challenges and successes faced when creating and sustaining river access, and dive into a case study of a successful national water trail. The webinar provides links to existing tools and time for conversation around established water trail best management practices. This webinar was sponsored by the National Water Trails Peer Network, a peer network for Trail Managers of the National Water Trails System and the Urban Waters Learning Network.


  • Alison Bullock, Community Planner, NPS Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program
  • Brian Leaders, Landscape Architect, NPS Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program
  • Moderator: Katherine Baer, River Network


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