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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 Jun 4, 2019

Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned

by Jared Fijalkowski with Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Eli Griffen with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

This session demonstrates how communities can develop Rails-with-Trails that facilitate both rail and active transportation.


published Nov 2019

Ramps for Accessible Trails and Shared-Use Pathways

by Stuart Macdonald

Ramps, typically used for building access, are often provided on trails.


published Sep 2007

Recreational Horse Trails in Rural and Wildland Areas: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

American Trails Magazine editor, Stuart Macdonald, reviews Dr. Wood's equestrian trail book.


published Dec 2019

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Connecting and Completing the Catamount Trail

The project to complete the Catamount Trail, located in Oregon's Silver Falls State Park, was awarded $145,925.00 in Recreational Trails Funds in the year 2016.


posted Dec 29, 2017

Red Creek Bridge - Michigan

New bridge improves snowmobile trail safety.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Research in Recreational Conflict

by Roger Moore with North Carolina State University, Brendan Adams with North Carolina State University

The purpose of this presentation is to provide an easy to understand and practical overview of past and current research related to trail conflict in a way that enables trail professionals to improve trail design and trail management.


posted Dec 25, 2017

Ride With Respect

The "Sovereign Trail" in Moab is the only single track trail system in the immediate Moab area that is open to motorcycles.


published Sep 2007

Road and Trail Intersection Safety

by Parks and Trails New York

The time has come to learn more about the needs and behaviors of motorists and trail users and ensure that design guidelines and laws and policies governing road and trail intersections fully provide for the safety of this increasingly prevalent type of traffic junction. The purpose of this study is to examine the current state of practice of the design and management of intersections between trails and roadways, gather feedback on road and trail intersection crashes and complaints, raise public awareness of the issue of road and trail intersection safety, and offer policy and design recommendations that will improve the safety of road and trail intersections.


posted Dec 29, 2017

Rock Creek Park Bridge Project - District of Columbia

The Student Conservation Association worked with the National Park Service to build four trail bridges at Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.


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TrailsGuy, LLC Trails Consulting

John Favro has 40 years of trail management, construction, and maintenance experience with the U.S. Forest Service in California, Alaska, Montana, Idaho and North Dakota. He also worked in the country of Jordan developin...


Montana
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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]

Happy Trails, Inc.

Fairbanks, Alaska

Since 2006 Happy Trails has built mountain bike, hiking, ATV, cross-country ski, and multi-purpose trails all over Alaska. We have a full line-up of trail building machines and can bring machine-built quality and value ...


1600 College Road, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
(907) 322-5834 • [email protected]

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