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published Nov 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 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.


published Nov 2019

Ramps for Accessible Trails and Shared-Use Pathways

by Stuart Macdonald

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


published Oct 2019

Steel Trail Bridges on Shared-use Urban Pathways

by Stuart Macdonald

A variety of steel-frame commercial bridges along typical multiple-use trails.


posted Oct 14, 2019

2020 Alabama Recreational Trails Conference

A fun and informative event with mobile workshops and speakers from across Alabama and the United States!


published Jan 2004

Choosing the Right Tools for Trail Work

by Jim Schmid

A wide variety of tools are available to layout, construct, and maintain trails. Local and individual preferences often dictate the kinds of tools which are chosen for various tasks.


published Aug 2018

Trails With Two Adjacent Treads

by Stuart Macdonald

Separate trails in the same corridor provide for different activities.


published Sep 2019

Horsepower: Where it all Started

by Guy Zoellner with USDA Forest Service

Packers still play an important role in backcountry trail development.


published Sep 2019

Interpretive Signs and Displays Along Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Trails and greenways create an opportunity to teach visitors about history, the environment, and the community


published Aug 2018

Art Along Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

A photo gallery of murals, sculptures, decorative paving, and memorials.


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Sages Trail Solutions LLC

Spring, Texas

Established in 2000, Sages Trail Solutions LLC started by partnering with local Forestry Consultants and LA Wildlife and Fisheries contacts and handicap access trails were built for access to established Wildlife Refuge ...


103 N Victoriana Cir, Spring, Texas 77389
[email protected]

SPONSORED

Appalachian Mountain Club

Gorham, New Hampshire

The mission of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) is to foster the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the outdoors.


PO Box 298, Gorham, New Hampshire 03581-0298

American Conservation Experience

Flagstaff, Arizona

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities that harness the idealism and energy of a volunteer labor force to help restore Ame...


2900 N. Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
(928) 226-6960

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