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published Feb 1, 2014

National Trail Surfaces Study

by US Access Board, National Center on Accessibility

In 2007 the National Center on Accessibility (NCA) entered into an agreement with the U.S. Access Board and National Park Service to investigate natural firm and stable surface alternatives when creating accessible pedestrian trails, including crushed stones, packed soil, and other natural material.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

posted Apr 13, 2019

USFS Accessibility Guidebook for Outdoor Recreation and Trails

by USDA Forest Service

This guidebook was written to help designers and man- agers apply FSORAG and FSTAG to their work and to pro- vide guidance for integrating accessibility into outdoor recreation site and trail projects.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

posted Apr 13, 2019

Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines (FSTAG)

by USDA Forest Service

The FSTAG and the Forest Service Outdoor Recreation Accessibility Guidelines (FSORAG) are the legally enforceable standards for use in outdoor recreation areas on the National Forest System for the facilities, routes, and features addressed in these guidelines.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

posted Jul 11, 2018

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.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: faq, parks, federal, accessibility and accessible trails

posted Mar 30, 2018

Park and Trail Accessibility Design Guidelines

by MIG

An important goal of this plan is to provide integrated recreational experiences for all visitors—with and without disabilities—employing the principles of universal design that are incorporated into these accessibility design guidelines.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

posted Jan 23, 2019

FAQ: Do the low stream crossings for trails and greenways conform to accessibility guidelines?

by American Trails Staff

Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: faq, accessibility and accessible trails, floodway

posted Jul 24, 2018

Braille trail building and renovation

by American Trails Staff

Braille trails and sensory gardens offer sustainable and accessible ways to safely experience the outdoors and provide opportunities to interact with nature.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: maintenance, accessibility and accessible trails

posted May 23, 2018

Soil Stabilizers On Universally Accessible Trails

For the past several years, national forests around the country have been looking for ways to make areas more universally accessible, while maintaining a natural appearance that is not as distracting as concrete, asphalt, boardwalks, and other obviously manmade pathways.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: maintenance, accessibility and accessible trails

posted Apr 3, 2018

A Model for Accessibility: Learning on Crotched Mountain Trails

by Peter Jensen with Peter S. Jensen & Associates

A sustainable trails that complies with the trail accessibility guidelines without changing the setting or outdoor experience.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

posted Apr 3, 2018

Cornelia, Georgia Builds Accessible Trails

The Universal Trail Assessment Process helps Cornelia, Georgia receive recreational trails funding for trail improvements.

categories: Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails, universal trail assessment process (utap)

Results from the Business Directory


Sages Trail Solutions, LLC

Established in 2000, SAGES TRAIL SOLUTIONS LLC started by partnering with local Forestry Consultants and LA Wildlife and Fisheries contacts and handicap access trails were built for access to established Wildlife Refuge ...


103 N Victoriana Cir, Spring 77389
[email protected]

Bob's Trails, Trees, and Gardens

Bob is a small business owner doing private garden and tree projects. He is certified as a Master Trail Builder by Trail Design Specialists, Inc., a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP), and has been a Certi...


454 Powder House Rd, Powell, Tennessee 37849
[email protected]

American Ramp Company

At American Ramp Company, we believe that communities need challenging and safe places to gather and recreate


601 McKinley Ave, Joplin, Missouri 64801
800-949-2024

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