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posted Dec 4, 2019

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Connecting and Completing the Catamount Trail

The project to complete the Catamount Trail, located in Oregon's Silver Falls State Park, was awarded $145,925.00 in Recreational Trails Funds in the year 2016.

categories: Design and Building, Trail Construction

posted Nov 15, 2019

The Nature of Trail Aesthetics

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Trailshaping is a system of understanding in which simple, everyday forces shape (generate) the big picture, details, and nuances of all trails and all trail types, as well as context-specific trail planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management.

categories: Design and Building, Best Practices, Surfacing, Trail Design
tags: natural surface, design

posted Nov 14, 2019

Trails Crossing on Active Railroad Lines

by Stuart Macdonald

One of the most difficult trail facilities to accomplish is a crossing of an active rail line.

categories: Design and Building, Best Practices, Trail Construction, Trail Design
tags: photo gallery, rails with trails

posted Nov 7, 2019

Safe Encounters with Horses on Shared-Use Trails

by Dianne Martin

American Trails contributor Dianne Martin shares some tips on how to safely share trails with horses.

categories: Design and Building, Multi-use Trails
tags: horses and equestrian trails, safety, shared-use

posted Nov 5, 2019

Ramps for Accessible Trails and Shared-Use Pathways

by Stuart Macdonald

Ramps, typically used for building access, are often provided on trails.

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

posted Oct 24, 2019

Steel Trail Bridges on Shared-use Urban Pathways

by Stuart Macdonald

A variety of steel-frame commercial bridges along typical multiple-use trails.

categories: Design and Building, Bridges and Boardwalks
tags: photo gallery, bridges, urban trails

posted Oct 3, 2019

Trails With Two Adjacent Treads

by Stuart Macdonald

Separate trails in the same corridor provide for different activities.

categories: Design and Building, Bridges and Boardwalks
tags: photo gallery, surfaces, surfacing

posted Sep 25, 2019

Horsepower: Where it all Started

by Guy Zoellner with USDA Forest Service

Packers still play an important role in backcountry trail development.

categories: Design and Building, Trail Construction
tags: horses and equestrian trails, construction, maintenance, backcountry

posted Sep 19, 2019

Interpretive Signs and Displays Along Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Trails and greenways create an opportunity to teach visitors about history, the environment, and the community

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

posted Sep 6, 2019

Packable Rock Bar is a First

by Bill Hasenjaeger with Trail Boss

Trail Boss™ innovative new packable rock bar expands digging tools from dirt to rock

categories: Design and Building, Trail Construction, Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building

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