The National Recreation Trails Database


Trail Manager Access and Trail Updates

The National Recreation Trails Database may be updated by the trail manager of each trail. Please note that all updates are submitted to the database as pending and will be posted only after review by American Trails staff.


To access the NRT database, please email your request to American Trails at You will be sent a password to use with your email address and trail name. See the checklist of data that can be updated or added to your online trail information. Once you have the password, you may log in below:


Trail Manager Login



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Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail on the BLM's

Coeur d'Alene Lake Recreation Area


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All updates will be marked pending and reviewed by a member of the American Trails staff within 5 working days and posted to the live database upon approval. If your update is not online after 5 working days, and you have not received communication from American Trails regarding your update, please contact American Trails at (530) 605-4395 or


For more information on National Recreation Trails and to learn how to apply for NRT designation, see the NRT Homepage hosted by American Trails.


Send your ideas, feedback, or questions to American Trails at



NOTE: The information on this web site and/or in this database is provided for the convenience of the public, trail managers, organizations, elected officials, etc. Neither the National Park Service, the USDA Forest Service, nor American Trails can guarantee that the information is accurate. Trail users are urged to inquire locally about weather, trail conditions, trail characteristics, fees, and regulations! The information on this web site and/or in this database should not be interpreted as representing the opinions or policies of the U.S. Government, and any mention of trade names, commercial products, or businesses does not constitute their endorsement by the U.S. Government.




The on-line database has details on the currently designated National Recreation Trails. The NRT Program online is hosted by American Trails: