Trends, Trails, and Techniques
Learn how to be successful in your bicycle tourism initiatives.
Presenters: Laura Crawford, Bike Tourism Specialist, The Path Less Pedaled; Russ Roca, Bike Tourism Specialist, The Path Less Pedaled; Saara Snow, Travel Initiatives Coordinator, Adventure Cycling Assoc.; Alexandra Philips, Bicycle Recreation Specialist, Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept.
Traveling by bicycle is growing in popularity across the US and the demand for bicycling destinations is creating unique opportunities for communities and parks. Learn how to be successful in your Bicycle Tourism initiatives. Adventure Cycling Association provides a national overview of bicycle travel trends, The Path Less Pedaled shares case studies of successful bicycling destinations, and Oregon State Parks presents improvements to their hiker/biker campsites and examples of bicycle-friendly park enhancements that encourage bicycle tourism.
These Trail User Survey examples show how trails across the country are listening to their trail users to gather data for funding, maintenance, events, and more.
The Ford Motor Company will make a donation to American Trails via the Bronco Wild Fund to support on-the-ground trail projects across America.
Designing trail bridges based on trail-specific Trail Management Objectives (TMOs) is essential for providing the desired trail experience, for ensuring user safety, and for maximizing bridge longevity.
This handbook defines the role of the SCA and the Programs’ policies and guidelines. It is to be referred to and followed. There are three sections- general information, a section specifically for the Leader Team Crew Leader, and a section specifically for the Leader Team Members.