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published Sep 2013

Access Board issues ABA Final Guidelines for Outdoor Developed Areas, including accessible trails, on federal lands

by American Trails Staff

On September 26, 2013 the U.S. Access Board issued new accessibility guidelines for outdoor areas on federal lands. The guidelines provide detailed specifications for accessible trails, picnic, and camping areas, viewing areas, beach access routes, and other components of outdoor developed areas when newly built or altered.


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


posted Feb 19, 2018

Difficult Trails in Difficult Places

by Mark Wilcox with American Society of Landscape Architects, Bill Neumann with DHM Design, John M. Pflaum, PE with NV5

This presentation will reveal the process of planning, designing and constructing trails within four different landscape settings identifying challenges and solutions.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Improving the Built Environment

This session will focus on the big and innovative thinking necessary to retrofit an urban environment for a multi-use trail system.


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TrailPeople

Benicia, California

As landscape architects and planners we help communities plan and implement non-motorized access everywhere from busy downtown streets to rural routes to wilderness trails. We bring over 25 years of experience on active ...


919 First Street, Suite 1, Benicia, California 94703
(707) 205-1370 • [email protected]

Ameristar Fence Products

Tulsa, Oklahoma

The largest ornamental fence manufacturer in the world.


1555 N Mingo Rd., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74116
(888) 333-3422

Jorgensen Associates

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Established in 1985, Jorgensen + Associates’ is proud of and grateful for being part of so many successful projects and we owe these blessings to our great clients. Our long tenure has primarily focused on projects in No...


124 W Sunbridge Dr # 5, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703
(479) 442-9127

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