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published Sep 1998

Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind - Terminology

by American Trails Staff

A list of key words, concepts, and terms used in the study of wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation.


published Dec 2015

FAQ: Slippery boardwalks and bridges

by American Trails Staff

Recommendations for anti-slip on wood surfaces.


published Jul 2018

FAQ: Should golf carts be allowed on paved trails in a small community?

by American Trails Staff

Ultimately, this can be an accessibility issue if you want to deal with that.


published Jul 2018

Planning trails for Hidden Valley Park Natural Area

by Jimmi Lossing with Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

A planning team comprised of the project partners and local residents was formed to address an unplanned system of trails and off-road vehicle routes in the Kansas City open space park.


published Jul 2018

FAQ: What are the BEST hiking trails?

by American Trails Staff

Top 10 hiking trails


published Mar 2011

FAQ: How to measure the strength and growth of a trail network

by American Trails Staff

Measuring the benefits and economic development of trails.


published May 2011

FAQ: Constructing an air station inflator on bike trails

by American Trails Staff

Bicycle repair stations can now be purchased from several vendors.


published Feb 2011

FAQ: Trash on trails

by American Trails Staff

Solutions to trash on trails


published Feb 2012

FAQ: Constructing a 10' bike trail without having to relocate power poles

by American Trails Staff

What can you do when a proposed bike trail encounters obstacles such as power poles.


published Sep 2013

FAQ: What are the guidelines for constructing an ADA compliant remote access trail path in National Forests?

by American Trails Staff

On September 26th the U.S. Forest Service released the agency’s 2013 Accessibility Guidebook on Outdoor Recreation and Trails that updates the agency’s direction on providing recreational opportunities accessible to everyone.