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posted Jan 19, 2018

Sustainability of Backcountry Trails

by National Park Service

A document providing the basis for the most sustainable backcountry trail for all trail types with the least impact to natural, historic, cultural and aesthetic resources.

categories: Design and Building, Best Practices
tags: sustainable trails, wilderness, preservation, backcountry


posted Jan 3, 2018

Basic Elements of Trail Design and Trail Layout

by American Trails Staff

The goal of trail building is to create a long-term relationship between humans and nature.

categories: Design and Building, Trail Design
tags: sustainable trails

posted Nov 4, 2014

Universal Access Trails and Shared Use Paths

by Debra Wolf Goldstein, Esq. with Conservation Matters, LLC, Larry Knutson with Penn Trails LLC

This manual reviews Best Management Practices (“BMPs”) to utilize when planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining pedestrian trails for universal accessibility.

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails, Multi-use Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

posted Feb 5, 2020

Accessibility in the National Park Service

by National Park Service

While notable advancements have been made, much is needed to break down the barriers and embrace greater inclusivity. Parks, programs, and leaders across the service need more education, guidance, support, and resources to create more welcoming experiences for a broad spectrum of audiences.

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

published May 1, 2008

Best Practices of Accessibility in Parks and Recreation: A Delphi Survey of National Experts in Accessibility

by Alison Voight, Gary Robb, Jennifer Skulski, Deborah Getz, Debbie Scharven

As a result of frequent inquiries regarding best practices from practitioners, NCA initiated this research study in order to ascertain which practices in the field of parks and recreation accessibility management exceed the minimum standards set forth by the ADA and other disability-related legislation.

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

published Nov 1, 2001

Visitor Expectations and Perceptions of Program and Physical Accessibility in the National Park Service

by Rachel J. C. Chen, PhD

The purpose of the study was to identify the perceptions of people with disabilities relative to program and physical accessibility in the National Park Service.

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails

published Nov 25, 2013

Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines; Outdoor Developed Areas

The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board), are issuing a final rule that amends the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines by adding scoping and technical requirements for camping facilities, picnic facilities, viewing areas, trails, and beach access routes constructed or altered by or on behalf of federal agencies. The final rule ensures that these facilities are readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails

published Jan 1, 1993

Beach Access: Assist Devices and Surfaces

A Research Report of the National Center of Accessibility Original Study Conducted at Bradford Woods (1993)

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails, Surfacing
tags: accessibility and accessible trails, surfacing, surfaces

published Jan 1, 2011

Universal Accessibility of "Accessible" Fitness and Recreational Facilities for Persons With Mobility Disabilities

by Kelly P. Arbour-Nicitopoulos with McMaster University, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis with McMaster University

This study descriptively measured the universal accessibility of “accessible” fitness and recreational facilities for Ontarians living with mobility disabilities.

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails
tags: accessibility and accessible trails, recreation

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