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Attend the National Water Trails Forum

Register before May 15.

Meet, learn best practices from and begin a lasting network of fellow and aspiring National Water Trails (NWT) leaders! Plenary and breakout sessions have been planned just for you, based on input from NWT volunteers and staff. You'll also have an opportunity to discover Southeast Michigan’s scenic water trails with the enthusiasm and expertise of our water trails hosts!

When? June 24-26, 2015

Where? Ann Arbor, MI

Whether your water trail has been designated for merely weeks or years, this forum is for you.  National Water Trails managers and partners will share the BEST of the best management practices in breakout sessions providing opportunities to learn from one another, showcase the strengths of the different NWT,  address issues and solve problems, and build a network that supports water trails.  Plenary and discussion sessions address issues and topics identified by water trails (trail) leaders across the country.  There will be opportunity to network and  set your own agenda to discuss common challenges and share successes

New Designated National Water Trails

1/21/15. Whether you travel north or south this year, two new national water trails in Louisiana and Michigan provide the opportunity to explore and connect to America’s waterways. The Bayou Teche and the Huron River Water Trail have been designated.

What's Happening on our Trails?
New National Water Trails Designated!

See the full press release.

Mapping the National Water Trails

Explore our interactive map of National Water Trails near you or create your own using our mapping toolbox.