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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

posted Feb 3, 2020

WSDOT Shared-Use Path Design Manual

by Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

A Washington State DOT guide to designing shared-use paths.

categories: Design and Building, Multi-use Trails
tags: trail design, shared-use

posted Feb 3, 2020

What is the Typical Width of a Shared-Use Trail?

by American Trails Staff

The best answer that you will get for how wide a trail should be is “It depends.”

categories: Design and Building, Best Practices, Trail Design, FAQs
tags: faq, shared-use, trail design

posted Jan 14, 2020

Signs and Etiquette for Shared-use Urban Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Encouraging different types of users to share the trail is just as important on urban trails as it is on backcountry trails.

categories: Design and Building, Signs & Interpretation, Multi-use Trails
tags: photo gallery, shared-use, conflict

posted Dec 18, 2019

BioSpan Creates Environmental Green Non-Toxic Chemical Products for Paving and More

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

An interview with Dr. Sheldon Chesky, President & CEO of BioSpan

categories: Design and Building, Surfacing
tags: surfacing, conservation and environment

posted Dec 11, 2019

Mile Markers and Distance Signs Along Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Mileage can be marked off on signs, posts, stones, or stencils on the pavement.

categories: Design and Building, Signs & Interpretation
tags: photo gallery, signs

posted Dec 9, 2019

National Recreation Trail (NRT) Signs are Making a Splash

Over the last few months we have distributed hundreds of NRT signs to trails all over America.

categories: Design and Building, Signs & Interpretation
tags: national recreation trails (nrt), signs

posted Dec 5, 2019

National Scenic and Historic Trails Training Needs Assessment

by Elvin Clapp with Bureau of Land Management

Survey of skills and competencies to assist in developing a national training strategy for National Scenic and Historic Trails

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails, Best Practices, Bridges and Boardwalks, Signs & Interpretation, Multi-use Trails, Surfacing, Trail Amenities / Structures, Trail Construction, Trail Design, Tools & Tool Use, FAQs
tags: training, skills

posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Design Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: layout of trails; design for different trail activities; types of trails.

categories: Design and Building
tags: training, skills, trail design

posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Construction Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: construction of trails; construction of various trail elements; construction of trailheads and related facilities.

categories: Design and Building
tags: training, skills, trail design, construction

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Rolling Barge

RollingBarge.com is the innovator in outdoor kit products. Our Trail Bridges, Floating Docks, and Gangways are shipped to you on a small palette and are designed for on-site assembly in remote locations. Constructed of A...


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Trail Boss

We’re a tiny company that builds a trail tool in our small hometown of Bellingham, WA. That’s what we’re about. We help the world’s most dedicated trail workers craft and care for the trails they love by making a packab...




Arrowhead Trails, Inc.

Since 1994 Arrowhead Trails has consulted, designed and/or constructed over 500 miles of natural surface, multiple-use trails in Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Wyoming and ...


11121 County Rd 240, Salida, Colorado 81201
(719) 539-2817 • [email protected]

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