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posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - C. Tools for a broader view

by American Trails Staff

Looking at resources from a regional or landscape-wide perspective helps identify where trails should go and which areas should be conserved for wildlife.

categories: Design and Building, Tools & Tool Use
tags: wildlife and habitat

posted Aug 29, 2018

Federal Highway Administration Training Programs

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the US Department of Transportation, provides expertise, resources, and information to improve the nation's highway system and its intermodal connections. The Federal-Aid Highway Program provides financial assistance to the States to construct and improve the National Highway System, other roads, bridges, and trails.

categories: Design and Building
tags: training, recreational trails program (rtp)

posted Aug 28, 2018

College trails program funded by Duke Energy

categories: Design and Building
tags: education, training

posted Aug 28, 2018

Featured providers of training and resources

categories: Design and Building

posted Aug 27, 2018

Wyoming invests in trails at Glendo State Park

by Paul Gritten with Wyoming State Parks

Working together for a sustainable system of trails.

categories: Design and Building, Multi-use Trails
tags: volunteers, recreational trails program (rtp)

posted Aug 17, 2018

Low water stream crossings for trails and greenways

by Stuart Macdonald

Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.

categories: Design and Building, Bridges and Boardwalks
tags: photo gallery, water trails, floodway

posted Aug 13, 2018

Constructing bicycle trails in conjunction with Interstate Highway construction projects

by American Trails Staff

Examples of bike trails and bike paths that have been built by state departments of transportation

categories: Design and Building
tags: bicycle, urban trails, funding

posted Aug 2, 2018

FAQ: When and where to use blazes or markers

by American Trails Staff

Best practices for blaze marking along trails

categories: Design and Building, Signs & Interpretation, FAQs
tags: faq, signs, cairns, trailheads, hiking, long-distance trails

posted Aug 1, 2018

A Tale of a Trail: Boardwalks for Woodinville

Developing a trails plan for Rotary Community Park/Little Bear Creek that includes boardwalks through environmentally sensitive area.

categories: Design and Building, Bridges and Boardwalks
tags: structures, boardwalks

posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Vegetation under boardwalks

by American Trails Staff

Avoiding plant growth

categories: Design and Building, Bridges and Boardwalks
tags: faq, maintenance, bridges

Results from the Business Directory


Interpretive GRAPHICS / EnviroSIGNS

Interpretive GRAPHICS / EnviroSIGNS has been designing and producing durable, high quality interpretive, wayfinding, and identification signs for over forty years.

3590 Summerhill Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121
(888) 492-5377 • [email protected]


R.J. Thomas Mfg. Company Inc. / Pilot Rock

​R.J. Thomas Mfg. Company designs and manufactures the Pilot Rock brand of park, street and campsite products.

5648 US Hwy 59, Cherokee, Iowa 51012
800-762-5002 • Email: [email protected]

Community Trail Design

Community Trail Design is a community-focused planning & design firm specializing in natural surface trails and off road bicycle facilities.

3135 Airlie St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28205
(850) 264-7355 • [email protected]


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