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published Jul 2021

Q&A: Trail Construction Costs, Risks, and Tips for Success

Q&A from the 2021 webinar Trail Construction Costs, Risks, and Tips for Success


published May 2020

Naugatuck River Greenway Trail Cost Estimates

The Naugatuck River Greenway (NRG) is an officially designated Connecticut State Greenway, consisting of the open and green spaces along the Naugatuck River. Greenways are corridors of open space that may protect natural resources or provide recreational opportunities, and typically follow a natural feature like a river or manmade features like a canal or disused rail bed.


published Oct 2018

Non-Motorized Trail Cost Estimator

by Oregon State Parks

Trail development cost guide for Oregon Parks and Recreation Departments


published Jul 1990

Trails For All Americans

by National Park Service

What would it take for all Americans to be able to go out their front doors and within fifteen minutes be on trails that wind through their cities, towns or villages and bring them back without retracing steps?


published Aug 2023

Waiver of Buy America Requirements for De Minimis Costs and Small Grants

by Federal Highway Administration

A long-standing impediment to effective implementation of the Recreational Trails Program (and other federal funding of trail projects) has been addressed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).


published Apr 2018

Gwinnett Countywide Trails Master Plan

by Gwinnett County Department of Community Services

Gwinnett County is currently the second most populous county in Georgia with more than 936,000 residents and also has a minority-majority population. By 2050, estimates project Gwinnett could grow to as many as 1.5 million residents, making it the most populated county in the state.


published Apr 2015

Wildfire Restoration Handbook

by Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC), Rocky Mountain Field Institute, Coalition for the Upper South Platte

This handbook is a collaboration of the Coalition for the Upper South Platte, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, and the Rocky Mountain Field Institute.


published May 2022

Trail Competency Framework

by The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands at Indiana University

A group of nationwide trail professionals representing federal agencies, trail nonprofits, and the private sector initiated this project to develop a common trail competency framework, focusing on enhancing professionalism as well as a higher level of skill.


published May 2023

Envisioning a Statewide Connection Mass Central Rail Trail Benefits Study

Study shows completion of the Massachusetts Central Rail Trail System would bring significant health and economic benefits to the commonwealth.


published May 2023

World’s Most Comprehensive Mountain Bike Trail Development Resource Made Possible by Minnesota Clean Water, Land and Legacy Funds

Mountain Bike Trail Development: Guidelines for Successfully Managing the Process,” a 242-page “how to” manual covers modern trail development from trail types, to landscape analysis and design, to environmental and construction considerations, cost implications and more.