published Aug 2003
Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA)
Trail conflict occurs: among different user groups, among different users within the same group, and as a result of factors not related to a users' trail activities.
posted Oct 25, 2018
This presentation discusses the seven biggest considerations for planners and designers when designing near wetlands, streams, forests, and other environmental resources.
posted Feb 19, 2018
Come learn how water trails are connecting people to waterways as practitioners describe their successful programs of developing and managing extensive water trails.
published Jan 1991
Hugh Duffy with National Park Service
This article introduces the criteria of maximum profile grade relative to the existing cross slope (fall line) as key to the development of natural surface trail projects that are sustainable. Key trail design concepts excerpted from trail documents are presented in this article.
posted Feb 19, 2018
Mark Wilcox with American Society of Landscape Architects,
Bill Neumann with DHM Design,
John M. Pflaum, PE with NV5
This presentation will reveal the process of planning, designing and constructing trails within four different landscape settings identifying challenges and solutions.
posted Jun 11, 2019
The Tim Scott Trail has a total length of 21.8 miles and includes two pedestrian bridges over the scenic Duck River.
posted Dec 29, 2017
The replacement of the East and West Twin Creek bridges allow for continued safe use of motorized trails.
published Jul 2018
California State Parks, Statewide Trails Section
It’s up to you as a park steward to instill a sense of appreciation for the story that needs to be told – interpretive theme and messages of the trail must be well planned.
posted Jun 9, 2020
Hear from three different organizations how to prepare effective, user-friendly, and time-dynamic wayfinding signage guidelines.
published Jul 1977
U.S. Department of the Interior
This study has been prepared and trail recommendations made to meet the requirements of Public Law 90-543. The 1969 El Camino Real Feasibility Study concluded that sufficient documentation of historic, scenic, natural, and cultural significance did exist to warrant further study. This study will present recommendations based on an evaluation of the field study findings.