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posted Feb 17, 2018

Water Trail Accessibility

This course is designed to help water trail managers and outfitters improve opportunities for people of all backgrounds and abilities to enjoy water trails.


published Jul 2020

Wayfinding Signs: Who, What, When, Where, and Why

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Wayfinding signs are the perfect way to easily communicate with trail users and keep them safe and oriented on the trail.


published May 2018

We Built It and They Came

by Robert (Bob) Searns with Robert Searns and Associates, Inc., John M. Pflaum, PE with NV5, Bill Woodcock with South Suburban Park and Recreation District

How Littleton, CO and the South Suburban Park and Recreation District addressed trail crowding, conflicts and excessive speed.


posted Jun 11, 2019

Weed Patch Mountain Trail

The Weed Patch Mountain Trail (WPM Trail) is a 8.6 mile multi-use backcountry trail implemented with state-of-the-art sustainable design and construction to offer a world class user experience in the Hickory Nut Gorge to hikers, mountain bikers, and rock climbers.


posted Jan 16, 2018

West Virginia: Bill Queen

When Bill Queen learned no agency in West Virginia had the authority to designate a stream as a water trail, he got the WV Division of Natural Resources to give them a letter acknowledging the Walhonde Water Trail existed.


posted Jan 16, 2018

West Virginia: Doug Wood

Doug has been involved with WV Scenic Trails Association for so many years, that he has also been given the title of historian, or antiquarian, or archivist!


posted Jan 16, 2018

West Virginia: Ella Belling

Ella became the first Executive Director for the Monongahela River Trails Conservancy in 2000 and helped develop and implement a trail management plan that includes many agency and community partnerships.


published Sep 2001

Wetland Trail Design and Construction

by Federal Highway Administration

This manual describes the common techniques for building a wetland trail.


published Feb 2020

What is the Typical Width of a Shared-Use Trail?

by American Trails Staff

The best answer that you will get for how wide a trail should be is “It depends.”


published Aug 2019

What You Need to Know About Building Trails with Crusher Fines

by Lois Bachensky with USDA Forest Service

A crusher fine trail combines the rustic feeling of a natural surface trail with a surface type that's durable (but not concrete or asphalt). The natural gravel-like surface feels more like a trail than a hard surfaced path and fits in well with primitive settings.


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GMB Architecture and Engineering

Holland, Michigan

Design and Architecture


85 East 8th Street Suite 200, Holland, Michigan 49423
(616) 796-0200

Singltrek, s.r.o.

Nisou Czech Republic, International

Singltrek, s.r.o specializes in designing close-to-nature recreational countour trails.


Msenska 3981/50 466 04 Jablonec nad, Nisou Czech Republic, International
00420 604 276 019 • [email protected] [email protected]

TravelStorysGPS

Jackson, Wyoming

As the app grows, the stories evolve, but the heart of the app remains the same. No matter the location, TravelStorysGPS connects people with the places that sustain us all. Because if people connect, they might care. If...


140 E Broadway Ste 25, Jackson, Wyoming 83001
(307) 207-2290 • [email protected]

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