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posted Dec 9, 2019

National Recreation Trail (NRT) Signs are Making a Splash

Over the last few months we have distributed hundreds of NRT signs to trails all over America.


posted Dec 5, 2019

National Scenic and Historic Trails Training Needs Assessment

by Elvin Clapp with Bureau of Land Management

Survey of skills and competencies to assist in developing a national training strategy for National Scenic and Historic Trails


posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Design Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: layout of trails; design for different trail activities; types of trails.


posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Construction Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: construction of trails; construction of various trail elements; construction of trailheads and related facilities.


published Jun 1, 2020

Skills and Competencies Upon Which to Build the Trails Industry

by American Trails Staff

Categories, lists, and definitions of skills used in trails and greenways work, along with links to classes and resources for training.


published Dec 5, 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 Nov 15, 2019

The Nature of Trail Aesthetics

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Trailshaping is a system of understanding in which simple, everyday forces shape (generate) the big picture, details, and nuances of all trails and all trail types, as well as context-specific trail planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management.


posted Nov 14, 2019

Trails Crossing on Active Railroad Lines

by Stuart Macdonald

One of the most difficult trail facilities to accomplish is a crossing of an active rail line.


published Nov 7, 2019

Safe Encounters with Horses on Shared-Use Trails

by Dianne Martin

American Trails contributor Dianne Martin shares some tips on how to safely share trails with horses.


posted Nov 5, 2019

Ramps for Accessible Trails and Shared-Use Pathways

by Stuart Macdonald

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


Results from the Business Directory


muck-truck

Port Saint Lucia, Florida

The Muck-Truck® motorized wheelbarrow dumper is designed and built in the United Kingdom and delivers obvious productivity benefits to the building/hire and landscaping industry. It can carry three times that of a conven...


2691 SW Domina Road, Port Saint Lucia, Florida 34953
(772) 621-3951 • [email protected]

Reineke Construction

Sandia Park, New Mexico

Since July 2005, Reineke Construction has specialized in trail design, construction, and maintenance; trailhead facility improvements, campground construction; water management and erosion control; forest management; and...


75 Canyon Road, Sandia Park, New Mexico 87047
(505) 281-9285 • [email protected] | [email protected]

Long Cane Trails LLC - NC

Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Long Cane Trails, LLC is a Carolina based trail building company specializing in trail layout, design and construction of multi-use trails.


PO Box 1701, Pisgah Forest, North Carolina 28768
(828) 606-5107 • [email protected]

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