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Qualification for ACA Recommended Water Trails
An ACA Recommended Water Trail must meet a set of basic criteria and stand out as a good destination for paddlers. To be eligible, an ACA Recommended Water Trail must meet the following requirements:
- The water trail must be a contiguous or semi-contiguous waterway or series of waterways that is open to human powered recreational paddling.
- The water trail must have public access points for paddlers.
- The water trail must be covered by a map, guide, signage or website of reasonable quality and be available to the public.
- The water trail must be supported and managed annually.
To apply for an ACA Recommended Water Trail designation for your water trail, please complete the form below and a staff member will review your submission shortly. If you have any questions please contact the ACA Stewardship department. Stewardship