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published Dec 1999

Tennessee Greenways and Trails Program Accessibility Guidelines

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation guidelines on accessible trails


published Jan 2009

California State Parks Accessibility Guidelines

by California State Parks, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division

The guidelines are, in essence, a summary of the Federal and State accessibility regulations set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act and California’s Title 24 building codes.


published Jun 2006

Park and Trail Accessibility Design Guidelines

by MIG, Inc.

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.


published Dec 2009

Sand Creek Greenway is a Trail through Industrial Landscape

by Mark Wilcox with American Society of Landscape Architects

Sand Creek in Commerce City, Colorado, is a trail within an active industrial corridor that includes petroleum refineries, chemical plants, irrigation ditches, and gravel mining operations.


published Jul 2005

Trails and Golf Courses: Best Practices on Design and Management

by Alta Planning + Design

Golf courses, with their large expanses of undeveloped land, can appear to be a tempting place to locate a trail or bikeway in a community seeking to overcome gaps in their trail system.


published Jun 2009

Using Crushed Rock to Improve Trail Drainage and Stability

An Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project.


published Jun 2014

QUESTIONS and ANSWERS from webinar on Mountain Trail Sustainability

by Hugh Duffy with National Park Service

Webinar Follow up Questions & Answers, by Hugh Duffy, National Park Service


published Jul 2007

Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook

by USDA Forest Service

An updated edition of the industry standard, "Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook," first released in 1996.


published Aug 2003

Design and Management for Backcountry Horse Trails

by 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.


published Jan 2018

How Accessible Recreation Facilities Benefit Everyone

by R. Brian Kermeen with USDA Forest Service

Like most areas managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the central Sierra Nevada has steep and mountainous terrain. Most of our facilities evolved over time or were designed 30 years ago with no consideration for the needs of persons with disabilities.


Results from the Business Directory


Tri-State Company, Inc.

Lesage, West Virginia

Builders of quality recreational infrastructure, utilizing traditonal skills and innovative techniques.


PO Box 419, Lesage, West Virginia 25537
(304) 736-2110 • [email protected]

Nomad Trails Development

Kansas City, Missouri

Natural surface trail construction, design, maintenance, professional planning, and community outreach by Brett Shoffner & Ethan Anderson.


3500 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri 64123
(816) 609-7091 • [email protected]

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Terrabilt Wayfinding Systems

Briarcliff Manor, New York

Signage that clearly welcomes, guides, and informs visitors


532 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510
(914) 341-1500 • [email protected]

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