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posted Jan 10, 2018

City of Asheville and New Belgium Brewery

Asheville, North Carolina is emerging as one of the U.S.’s most livable and attractive cities, repeatedly chosen as one of the “Best Towns” and has been voted as “Beer City USA” four years in a row.


posted Jan 10, 2018

City of Redmond

The City of Redmond, Washington is actively shaping investment and policy to ensure that its community is inspired and connected by arts and culture.


posted Jan 10, 2018

Ohio: Ralph Protano

In 2012, Ralph was hired by Ohio’s Cleveland Metroparks to start up a new Trails Division.


posted Jan 10, 2018

Louisiana: Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser

Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser has been a recreational trails advocate and builder for over a decade.


published Jan 4, 2018

Optimizing Trail Grade: The Key to Creating Sought-After Trails

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

Designers and land managers should consider the benefits of lengthening trails to lower the average grade while at the same time including short sections that are much steeper.


published Jan 3, 2018

Sustainable Trails: Doing it Right the First Time

by John Favro with TrailsGuy, LLC Trails Consulting

When you construct or reroute a trail, you are putting a structure on the landscape that will be there, in good or bad condition, for 100 years or more in most places. So why not do it right?


published Mar 31, 2007

Basic Elements of Trail Design and Trail Layout

by American Trails Staff

The goal of trail building is to create a long-term relationship between humans and nature.


published Jan 1, 2018

Brothers of the Brush Hook, an Interview with Charlie Dundas

by Mike Passo with American Trails

The thing that excites me is when I go out and I see people using our trails and I see families on the trails, you know? It pleases me and excites me that I’m beginning to, once again, see moms and dads and kids on trails, not just the mountain bikers.


posted Dec 29, 2017

Sustainable Trails for All

This webinar will provide an overview of pedestrian sustainable trails for all for federal, state, and local agency and organization trail managers, planners and designers who are responsible for policy, budget, and trail construction oversight.


posted Dec 29, 2017

Accessibility: Outdoor Developed Areas Final Rule

This webinar will review the scoping and technical requirements for outdoor developed areas on federal lands and highlight the best practices for facilities covered by the ADA.


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Nature Bridges

Monticello, Florida

Nature Bridges is a leading bridge construction company that specializes in top down construction of bridges and pedestrian boardwalks through environmentally sensitive areas. As one of the nation’s leading bridge constr...


1586 Seven Bridges Rd, Monticello, Florida 32344
(850) 997-8585 • [email protected]

Rogue Trails

Rogers, Arkansas

Our team has 50+ years of experience. We design and build all varieties of single track mountain bike trails, bike parks, pump tracks, hiking trails, etc. Our staff has 3 environmental scientist synergistically meshing r...


525 N 2nd st, Rogers, Arkansas 72756
(479) 445-8212 • [email protected]

Bike Park Solutions

Bentonville, Arkansas

Bike Park Solutions specializes in purpose-built bike trails. We do not sacrifice sensational attributes with discrepancies in trail design.


1102 Briarwood Lane, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
(970) 507-0657 • [email protected]

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