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published Jan 2004

Trail Tools: Brushing Tools

by Jim Schmid


published Jan 2004

Trail Tools: Safety Equipment

by Jim Schmid

The following trail work safety tips should be covered with volunteers and crewmembers before the start of any trail work.


published Jan 2004

Trail Tools: Pounding and Hammering Tools

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used pounding and hammering Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.


published Oct 2017

A Model for Accessibility: Learning on Crotched Mountain Trails

by Peter Jensen with Peter S. Jensen & Associates

A sustainable trails that complies with the trail accessibility guidelines without changing the setting or outdoor experience.


published Jan 2009

Cornelia, Georgia Builds Accessible Trails

The Universal Trail Assessment Process helps Cornelia, Georgia receive recreational trails funding for trail improvements.


published May 2012

Children’s Center Trail Project Breaks Down Barriers

This trail includes sections made of different materials that can teach children with disabilities how to maneuver on surfaces such as rubber, pea gravel, mulch, boardwalk decking, and concrete pavers.


published Sep 2015

Accessible Trail Opens Michigan’s Ocqueoc Falls to All

by Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division

Ocqueoc Falls Bicentennial Pathway leads visitors to the only publicly owned waterfall in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.


published Feb 2012

Accessibility Guidelines for Pedestrian Facilities in the Public Right-of-Way

Public comment period closed February 2, 2012 on the new "Accessibility Guidelines for Pedestrian Facilities in the Public Right-of-Way"


published Sep 2010

Q&A on Wheelchairs and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices Ruling

by Stuart Macdonald

Questions and Answers to help trail managers respond to recent Department of Justice rule on Wheelchairs and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices (updated February 19, 2011)


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TerraFlow Trails

Whitefish, Montana

TerraFlow is a design/build trail operation, specializing in Ski Resort development and multi user trails.


Whitefish, Montana 59937
(406) 261-3943 • [email protected]

Student Conservation Association (SCA)

Arlington, Virginia

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.


National Office: 4601 North Fairfax Drive Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22203
(703) 524-2441 • [email protected]

OESCO, Inc.

Conway, Massachusetts

Family Owned. Supplying growers, gardeners and groundskeeping professionals since 1954.


PO Box 540 | 8 Ashfield Rd. Rte. 116, Conway, Massachusetts 01341
Toll Free: (800) 634-5557 | Main: (413) 369-4335 • [email protected]

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