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Every day across the country, great places to ride are being created and maintained. They provide enjoyment, a connection to nature, an avenue for better physical and mental health, and even economic benefit to communities. These are the stories of those rides, those people, and those places.

Current Blogs
Friends of GRP
blog Funding 02.26.24
Grand Plans for a Grand Loop
Trail Accelerator Grantee: Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Lady mountain biker contemplating a medium rock drop while another rider monitors.
blog Planning 02.21.24
Unveiling the Power of a New Recreation Master Plan on Community Trust
From a Land Manager’s Perspective | Sandpoint, Idaho
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SW Montana hazy, blue skies with two mountain bikers riding on brown dirt singletrack in green field of tall grasses.
blog Engagement and Advocacy 02.19.24
Mountain Bike Friendly Land Designations for Advocates
How Montana Established a New Protection with Recreation Emphasis Areas
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Riders of Pinedale, WV
blog Funding 02.15.24
Community-Drawn Plans for Tyler Draw
Trail Accelerator Grantee: Pinedale, Wyoming
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Mountain biker in red jersey with silver helmet, standing up while he rides the Continental Divide Trail, surrounded by green grasses.
blog Engagement and Advocacy 02.07.24
Mountain Bike Friendly Land Designations for Advocates
Riding in National Monuments in California, Colorado and Beyond
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Mountain bikers pause during a group ride in Las Vegas, NV.
blog Funding 02.02.24
A New Trail System for Year-Round Recreation
Trail Accelerator Grantee: Las Vegas, Nevada
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Joey Klein in silhouette designing trails in Pioche, NV.
blog Design 01.31.24
Aliens! Outlaws! New trails, oh my!
New trails planned for southeastern Nevada
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Looking down from above and behind, you see two mountain bikers cruising along the side of a mountain on singletrack. Green hillsides, pine forests, and green mountains are in the distance with a hazy blue sky.
blog Engagement and Advocacy 01.25.24
Mountain Bike Friendly Land Designations for Advocates
4-part blog series that’s part history lesson, part case-study, part how-to
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Author Brice Shirbach riding in Ishpeming, MI
blog Stewardship 01.23.24
Mountain Bikers Riding Bikes Talking Trails #3
Ishpeming, MI
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Rider on prairie sideslope of Bonneville Shoreline Trail overlooking Salt Lake Valley
blog Land Access 01.08.24
Passing a Bill for Mountain Bikers
How the Bonneville Shoreline Trail Advancement Act Became Law
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Three youth mountain bikers standing in circle, listening to one young white male mountain biker speak.
blog Engagement and Advocacy 01.04.24
MTB Advocacy: Activating Trail Stewards of Tomorrow
The ABCs of Mountain Bike Advocacy, Part II: Advocacy Starts With Strategy
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Five riders of various ages riding mountain bikes on a lush green trail in Omaha, Nebraska
blog Vision-Setting 12.18.23
Your Dedication Makes Trails Happen
Celebrating communities that have made stellar progress in 2023
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Meet the crew

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Liz Chrisman portrait

A long time ago, I read, "believe you can & you're halfway there." That 100% applies to all areas of life, especially mountain biking. Whether it's looking forward on the trail, positive self-talk, or seeing the big picture of a trail project, believing is pivotal to success on and off the trail.

Meet our team
Liz Chrisman

Content Marketing Manager

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