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posted Jan 16, 2018

Utah: John Knudson

John has been a constant and committed force for trails in Utah for the last 16 years.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Utah: Max Reid

Max was instrumental in developing the Paiute Trail system, which has a 238-mile main trail with 550 miles of side trails.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Vernacu-What? Culture, Heritage and the Natural Environment as Building Blocks for Trail Design

Drawing from dry-laid rock fences, a significant equine heritage, and one of the oldest urban growth boundaries in the nation, Legacy Trail spans the gamut of landscapes.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Virginia: Brian Detweiler

Since joining the staff at Occoneechee State Park, Brian Detweiler has made great strides in adding new trail to the park, while maintaining almost 15 miles of existing trail.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Virginia: Sam Jensen

Since joining the staff at Fairy Stone State Park in 2005, Sam Jensen has worked diligently to maintain and improve the two trail systems in the park.


published Nov 2001

Visitor Expectations and Perceptions of Program and Physical Accessibility in the National Park Service

by Rachel J. C. Chen, PhD

The purpose of the study was to identify the perceptions of people with disabilities relative to program and physical accessibility in the National Park Service.


published Sep 2006

Wake County, North Carolina, Trail Design Guidelines

​The Consolidated Open Space Plan (COSP) guides the work of Wake County's Open Space Program. The Plan presents policy recommendations, program guidelines and suggested methods that should be used by the County and its partners to conserve remaining open space.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Washington: Joan Melcher

In the early 1990s, Joan Melcher retired as a High School Chemistry teacher from the Issaquah Washington School District.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Washington: Sid Knutson

As Trail Construction Manager of the Hansville Greenway, Sid led the effort to provide Kitsap County with volunteer and financial resources to prepare two grant applications for the completion of the Hansville Greenway trails.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Washington: Tom Mix

Tom is a volunteer who works with every public agency on the Olympic Peninsula to construct and maintain trail, plan trail work, and recommend trail use and policy changes.


Results from the Business Directory


Appalaches Excavation, Inc.

Bromont, Quebec, Canada

Based in Estrie, Appalaches Excavation is a specialist in the development of recreational trails: pedestrian, equestrian, mountain bike and pumptrack. With many years of experience and a passion for the outdoors, our tea...


287 Ch De Missisquoi, Bromont, Quebec, Canada J2L 3C6
(514) 660-1094 • [email protected]

Appalachian Dirt

Davis, West Virginia

Appalachian Dirt is a small trail specialty company, run by Zachary Adams, and is based out of Davis in the West Virginia Highlands. Appalachian Dirt specializes in the design and builds of multi-use, natural surface tra...


22 Thistle Lane, Davis, West Virginia 26260
(717) 448-3228 • [email protected]

Benchmark Trails, Inc.

Greenville, South Carolina

Consulting and practice in trail design, construction and landscaping services


9-D Victor St, Greenville, South Carolina 29609
(770) 503-5993 • [email protected]

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