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posted Jun 6, 2018

Brule River Bridge - Wisconsin

The project connects the 89-mile Nicolet State Trail in Wisconsin to the 107-mile State Line Trail in Michigan. Trails are open to snowmobiling, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, all-terrain vehicles, and off-highway motorcycles.


posted Nov 16, 2017

Build a Sustainable Trail that Lasts 100 Years

This webinar explores the critical components and processes necessary for truly sustainable trail design and construction.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Build Sustainable Trails That Last 100 Years (presentation)

by Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks

How to create a sustainable trail that is designed to last into the next century.


published May 2018

Building Better Asphalt Trails

Design and construction guidelines for asphalt trails.


published Jan 2008

Building Sustainable Trails: Key Design Elements

by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

Designing sustainable contour trails that reduce maintenance needs while providing a good experience for visitors.


posted Feb 12, 2018

Building Urban Trails in Difficult Places

This session will review alignment strategies, structural systems, and techniques for solving these problems and building quality trails case study examples ranging from pre-fabricated products to custom designs. The presentation will benefit all levels of expertise from novice to experts as well providing tools to lay trail advocates in making the case to build a project in their community.


posted Feb 14, 2018

Building Your Trail Right the First Time

This webinar teaches how to place a trail on the landscape so that it is consistent with the natural environment so that it will be aesthetically pleasing, meet user needs, and require minimal maintenance in the future.


published Jan 2009

California State Parks Accessibility Guidelines

by California State Parks, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division

The guidelines are, in essence, a summary of the Federal and State accessibility regulations set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act and California’s Title 24 building codes.


posted Jan 16, 2018

California: Ray Ford

Ray is a current Board Member and past President of Los Padres Forest Association.


posted Jan 16, 2018

California: Robert Griffis

Robert Griffis was nominated for his efforts on behalf of various local trails, regional agencies, and National Recreation Trails in California and surrounding states.


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Trail Source LLC

Rosemount, Minnesota

Focusing on design and construction of sustainable mountain bike trails in Minnesota and Wisconsin.


13282 Derryglenn Ct, Rosemount, Minnesota 55068
(612) 845-1345 • [email protected]

Robert Searns and Associates, Inc.

Littleton, Colorado

Trails, Open Space, Expert Witness Services


8 White Fir Ct, Littleton, Colorado 80127
(303) 904-9415 • [email protected]

Mackenzie

Portland, Oregon

Mackenzie is a provider of professional design services including architecture and interior design; structural, civil and traffic engineering; land use and transportation planning; and landscape architecture. Anchored in...


PO Box 14310 | RiverEast Center, 1515 SE Water Ave Suite 100, Portland, Oregon 97293
(503) 224-9560 • [email protected]

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