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published Dec 31, 2006

Presentation on Minnesota DNR’s Trail Manual

by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Provides a snapshot of new MN DNR’s Trail Manual - Importance of quality - Importance of sustainability


published Dec 31, 2006

Trail Planning, Design & Development Guidelines

by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

This 300-page spiral-bound publication, several years in the making, provides a first-ever comprehensive "how-to" guidebook for developing all types of recreational trails.


published Oct 31, 2014

Massachusetts Trails Guidelines and Best Practices Manual

by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

The health and happiness of people across Massachusetts depend on the accessibility and quality of our green infrastructure - our natural resources, recreational facilities, and great historic landscapes.


published Jan 1, 2007

Guide to Sustainable Mountain Trails

by 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 Jan 1, 1991

Developing Sustainable Mountain Trail Corridors

by Hugh Duffy with National Park Service

This article introduces the criteria of maximum profile grade relative to the existing cross slope (fall line) as key to the development of natural surface trail projects that are sustainable. Key trail design concepts excerpted from trail documents are presented in this article.


published May 1, 2012

Sustainability of Backcountry Trails

by National Park Service

A document providing the basis for the most sustainable backcountry trail for all trail types with the least impact to natural, historic, cultural and aesthetic resources.



published Dec 31, 2006

Guidelines for the Design, Construction and Maintenance of Sustainable Trails

by 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.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Arizona: Troy Dymock

Troy Dymock has been a “trailblazer” for over 16 years beginning with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in 1997 and moving to the Forest Service (FS) Recreation Solutions Enterprise Team as a Trails Specialist in 1999.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Alaska: Barth Hamberg

Barth Hamberg has served as a Landscape Architect on the Tongass National Forest in the Alaska Region of the National Forest System for his entire career, starting as a volunteer while still a graduate student at Harvard University in 1982.


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Greenfields Outdoor Fitness

Anaheim, California

Greenfields Outdoor Fitness is a leading provider of outdoor exercise equipment to public parks, schools, the U.S. military, and numerous other entities.


2617 W. Woodland Drive, Anaheim, California 92801
(888) 315-9037 • [email protected]

Robert Searns & Associates

Littleton, Colorado

Trails, Open Space, Expert Witness Services


8 White Fir Ct, Littleton, Colorado 80127
(303) 904-9415 • [email protected]

DuraGrade

Milford, Iowa

DuraGrade products are designed to take on the most demanding jobs. From leveling ground to picking up rocks, the DuraGrade line has the products you need to get the job done.


602 13th Street, Milford, Iowa 51351
Toll Free: (888) 338-5439 | Main: (712) 338-2565 • [email protected]

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