posted Jan 26, 2018
The goal of a trail sustainability ethic is the protection of natural and cultural resources, inspired by federal land management agency trail management traditions, and implemented with consideration to a wilderness ethic of minimum alteration of the natural system.
published Jul 2007
USDA Forest Service
An updated edition of the industry standard, "Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook," first released in 1996.
published Aug 2003
Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America
Trail conflict occurs: among different user groups, among different users within the same group, and as a result of factors not related to a users' trail activities.
published Jan 2018
R. Brian Kermeen with USDA Forest Service
Like most areas managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the central Sierra Nevada has steep and mountainous terrain. Most of our facilities evolved over time or were designed 30 years ago with no consideration for the needs of persons with disabilities.
published Sep 2000
The Goethe Trail is part of Florida's Greenways and Trails System which is a combination of Federal, state, local and privately owned lands. While each parcel is unique, they collectively help to preserve and protect Florida's natural, cultural and historic resources.
published Jan 1999
A shared-use path serves as part of a transportation circulation system and supports multiple recreation opportunities, such as walking, bicycling,
and inline skating. A shared-use path typically has a surface that is asphalt, concrete, or firmly packed crushed aggregate.
published Aug 1996
North Country National Scenic Trail
The purpose of this handbook is to lay the foundation upon which the North Country NST will achieve a degree of consistency from one segment to another.
published Jan 2008
A presentation exploring bike parks with pump-tracks, skills areas, dirt jumps and freeride areas.