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published Oct 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 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 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 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 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.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Alabama: Erin Wiggins

Erin Wiggins has been employed with the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority (PARA) since 1999, and currently serves as the Community Planning and Development Manager.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Indiana: Milan Kruszynski

Milan Kruszynski works tirelessly in support of the trails in Hammond, Indiana.


Results from the Business Directory


Flowtrack Mountain Bike Trails, LLC

Marquette, Michigan

Flowtrack Mountain Bike Trails is an innovative trail construction and design firm located in Marquette, MI. Flowtrack continues to bring new skills and building techniques to the trail building industry.


420 Pine Street, Marquette, Michigan 49855
(906) 869-4044 • [email protected]

Vermeer

Pella, Iowa

Vermeer Corporation helps deliver a real impact in a progressing world through the design, manufacture and support of high-quality industrial and agricultural equipment, helping customers in more than 60 nations stay con...


1210 East Vermeer Road, Pella, Iowa 50219
(641) 628-3141

Terry Hanson Trails Consulting

Redding, California

Terry Hanson Trails Consulting offers creative talents and over 35 years of practical experience.


3688 Mt. Ashland Ave, Redding, California 96001
(530) 524-4089 • [email protected]

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