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published Mar 2015

FAQ: When and where to use blazes or markers

by American Trails Staff

Best practices for blaze marking along trails


published Jun 2007

A Tale of a Trail: Boardwalks for Woodinville

Developing a trails plan for Rotary Community Park/Little Bear Creek that includes boardwalks through environmentally sensitive area.


published Mar 2009

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.


published Oct 2011

FAQ: Effect of Boardwalks on Vegetation and Wildlife

by American Trails Staff

Reducing impacts to vegetation and wildlife under boardwalks


published Dec 2015

FAQ: Slippery boardwalks and bridges

by American Trails Staff

Recommendations for anti-slip on wood surfaces.



published May 2011

FAQ: Constructing an air station inflator on bike trails

by American Trails Staff

Bicycle repair stations can now be purchased from several vendors.


published Feb 2012

FAQ: Constructing a 10' bike trail without having to relocate power poles

by American Trails Staff

What can you do when a proposed bike trail encounters obstacles such as power poles.


published Sep 2013

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.


published Jul 2018

Educating trail users: advice for planning interpretive trail signs and exhibits

by 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.


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Big Loop Maps and Big Loop Trails

Dolores, Colorado

Mountain bike trail maps, kiosks, trail layout & trail construction. For southwest Colorado: Dolores, Cortez, Mancos and Rico and Arizona: North Phoenix, Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills and Black Canyon City. Incl...


PO Box 806, Dolores, Colorado 81323
(970) 394-1211 • [email protected]

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iZone Imaging

Temple, Texas

iZone Imaging is the trusted partner in providing durable signage and graphics from the only completely in-house manufacturing facility dedicated to producing CHPL (Custom High Pressure Laminate) products. Experience the...


2526 Charter Oak Dr. Suite 100, Temple, Texas 76502
(888) 464-9663 • [email protected]

Happy Trails, Inc.

Fairbanks, Alaska

Since 2006 Happy Trails has built mountain bike, hiking, ATV, cross-country ski, and multi-purpose trails all over Alaska. We have a full line-up of trail building machines and can bring machine-built quality and value ...


1600 College Road, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
(907) 322-5834 • [email protected]

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