published Jan 2007
National Park Service
This Guide to Sustainable Mountain Trails: Assessment, Planning & Design Sketchbook, 2007 Edition, has its roots in the foundational policies and ethics of federal conservation and preservation land management agencies such as the United States Forest Service and the National Park Service, and in the spirit of nonprofit agency partnership support for land management agency stewardship initiatives.
published Dec 2006
Trails for All Ontarians Collaborative
The Ontario Trails Strategy describes our vision for trails in Ontario and recognizes the many benefits of trails for health and prosperity and highlights the importance of environmental protection.
published Jan 2005
Montgomery County Commissioners
The purpose of this document is to provide desirable and minimum trail design standards to municipalities applying for county open space funds to develop trail connections. The municipality’s
open space plan must indicate connections to existing or proposed county trails, and county parks and historic sites to be eligible for county trail funding.
posted Feb 7, 2018
Designer: Brushy Creek Regional National Recreation Trail
posted Dec 19, 2017
A new smooth, natural pathway with benches, accessible trailside restrooms, and viewing platform provides a more accessible wildlife experience.
posted Jan 29, 2018
The High Trestle Trail Steering Committee, the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF), RDG Dahlquist Art Studios and Shuck-Britson/Snyder and Assc. raised nearly $15 million to complete a 25 mile-long rail to trail project.
posted Feb 19, 2018
A case study for examining the challenges and potential of long-distance hiking trails in a region affected by political instability.
published Sep 2007
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
The purpose of this study is to provide baseline historical information pertaining to those portions of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail that cross onto lands managed by the FWS at the White River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Arkansas, the Wheeler NWR in Alabama, and the Tennessee NWR in Tennessee.
published Sep 2009
The planned Hollow Rock Access Area is a multi-jurisdictional project to conserve significant natural and cultural resource lands along New Hope Creek and to make portions of the site available for low-impact recreational uses.
published Sep 2019
Guy Zoellner with USDA Forest Service
Packers still play an important role in backcountry trail development.