Case studies of what works, best practices and techniques of building the correct type of trails, and information regarding the creation and maintenance of sustainable trail systems.
Speakers: Forrest Boe, Director, Trails and Waterways Division, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; Cam Lockwood, Enterprise Team Leader, Trails Unlimited an Enterprise Group of the US Forest Service; Jack Terrell, Senior Project Coordinator, National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council
A team of experts from a State and Federal agency as well as from a Trail User group will help you to understand how to build fun and sustainable trails in a way that will help to curtail off-trail travel. The session will help you to understand what trail users are seeking so that you may help to fulfill those needs. It will include case studies of what works, best practices and techniques of building the correct type of trails, and information regarding the creation and maintenance of sustainable trail systems.
The newly designated Trinity River Paddling Trail is the first National Water Trail in Texas!
Defining a trail corridor in law, policy, and planning.
Don Meeker, president of Terrabilt, reflects on trails as a critical sanctuary during COVID-19, and provides guidance on signage to keep everyone on trails safe. Terrabilt will also provide the production artwork for their COVID-19 trail sign for free.
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.