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published Mar 2019
American Trails Staff
Finely crushed rock (crusher fines) is a useful alternative to paving trails that accommodates most trail activities.
published Jan 2019
Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.
published Dec 2018
National Scenic Trail designation is a rare and prestigious achievement that has been awarded only 11 times since 1966.
Are you worried about the future of our trails and public lands, but not sure what you can do? Calling your congressional delegation about trails issues is one of the most powerful things we can do as individuals.
published Aug 2018
Examples of electric transmission lines in shared utility corridors with trails, railtrails, and greenways.
published Sep 2018
There is a huge amount of evidence that trails add value to properties and bring in significant increases in tourism spending, that roads just do not have.
How many users can a paved trail support before it becomes too crowded or over used?
Encouraging visitors to stay on the trail is the most important issue, and is made easier by providing attractive, well-designed trail systems. Managers should also identify populations of plants that have been designated as threatened, endangered, or sensitive.
The checklist focuses specifically on wildlife issues of trail planning and is designed to mirror comprehensive planning processes.
Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind
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