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published Mar 31, 2007

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.

published Jan 1, 2018

Brothers of the Brush Hook, an Interview with Charlie Dundas

by Mike Passo with American Trails

The thing that excites me is when I go out and I see people using our trails and I see families on the trails, you know? It pleases me and excites me that I’m beginning to, once again, see moms and dads and kids on trails, not just the mountain bikers.

published 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.

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STARRTRAILsolutions, Inc.

Golden, British Columbia, Canada

Starr Trail Solutions Inc, based out of Golden B.C. We are a trail building company with a deep passion for mountain biking, and back country travel. Specializing in trail design and construction, our team is capable of ...

PO Box 20125 | 602-13th Street South, Golden, British Columbia, Canada V0A1H0
(250) 439-8008 • [email protected]

Appalaches Excavation, Inc.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Based in Estrie, Appalaches Excavation is a specialist in the development of recreational trails: pedestrian, equestrian, mountain bike and pumptrack. With many years of experience and a passion for the outdoors, our tea...

287 Ch De Missisquoi, Bromont, Quebec, Canada J2L 3C6
(514) 660-1094 • [email protected]

Marlboro Mountain Construction

Marlboro, New York

We specialize in the installation of eco-friendly, landscape naturalization and restoration plantings as well as innovative landscaping and hardscaping. Using native stones or importing stones from local quarries we can ...

384 Bingham Road, Marlboro, New York 12542
(845) 236-3070 | Cell: (845) 542-2293 • [email protected]


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