published Nov 7, 2017
Bureau of Land Management,
Chris Bernhardt with C2 Recreation
This handbook was developed in partnership with the bicycling industry and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in consultation with professional trail builders. It is intended to be a practical field resource for the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management of electric mountain bike trails.
published Sep 26, 2013
American Trails Staff
On September 26th the U.S. Forest Service released the agency’s 2013 Accessibility Guidebook on Outdoor Recreation and Trails that updates the agency’s direction on providing recreational opportunities accessible to everyone.
published Jan 1, 2007
Considering the many factors that go into estimating costs for building and managing trails, railtrails, and greenways with examples from Wisconsin.
published Jan 1, 2004
Trail construction and maintenance may involve impacts to wetlands and other natural resources: an understanding of these impacts and methods to minimize them.
posted May 23, 2018
Asking the right questions is a vital first step in effective planning of a trail project.
posted May 23, 2018
Design and construction guidelines for asphalt trails.
published Jan 1, 2005
The following criteria are used in order to determine suitable locations for new trails and trail reroutes within the Kremmling Field Office, Colorado
published Jan 1, 2000
The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew is a time-tested international trails program that teaches how to create environmentally sound and fun trails!
published Jan 1, 2011
University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
The purpose of this publication is to provide an introduction to trail design for those who intend to develop trails for nature walking, hiking, horseback riding or ATVs on less than 40 acres. Some technical aspects are presented for those planning to expend resources for constructing trails such as around schoolyards or community facilities or as part of a wildlife enterprise.