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posted May 23, 2018

Know What's Underground for Safe Trail Work

Trail building and installing sign posts can lead to accidental damage to buried pipelines and cables. Call 811 from anywhere in the country a few days prior to digging, and your call will be routed to your local One Call Center.

categories: Design and Building, Best Practices

posted May 23, 2018

What’s Under Foot? Multi-use Trail Surfacing Options

Key criteria in arriving at a recommended trail surface.

categories: Design and Building

posted May 23, 2018

Geosynthetics for Trails in Wet Areas: 2008 Edition

Guidelines for use of Geosynthetic materials in trail construction.

categories: Design and Building, Best Practices

posted May 23, 2018

Soil Stabilizers On Universally Accessible Trails

For the past several years, national forests around the country have been looking for ways to make areas more universally accessible, while maintaining a natural appearance that is not as distracting as concrete, asphalt, boardwalks, and other obviously manmade pathways.

categories: Design and Building, Accessible Trails, Surfacing

posted May 23, 2018

Pathways to Trail Building

The intent of this 4th edition of a Tennessee Recreation Trails Manual is to help understand the dynamics of designing and building non-motorized trails.

categories: Design and Building

posted May 23, 2018

Technical Aspects of Asphalt Trail Design

A Guideline for the Design and Construction of Asphalt Pavements for Colorado Trails and Path

categories: Design and Building, Surfacing

posted May 16, 2018

Recreational Horse Trails in Rural and Wildland Areas: Design, Construction and Maintenance

American Trails Magazine editor, Stuart Macdonald, reviews Dr. Wood's equestrian trail book.

categories: Design and Building

posted May 3, 2018

FAQ: Is asphalt a good choice for a trail surface?

by American Trails Staff

categories: Design and Building

posted May 3, 2018

Green Threads in the Urban Fabric

by Stuart Macdonald

A comprehensive look at the elements of greenways and their benefits to communities.

categories: Design and Building

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Bark Peeling Tools

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used Bark Peeling Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.

categories: Design and Building, Tools & Tool Use

Results from the Business Directory

Tri-State Company, Inc.

Lesage, West Virginia

Builders of quality recreational infrastructure, utilizing traditonal skills and innovative techniques.

PO Box 419, Lesage, West Virginia 25537
(304) 736-2110 • [email protected]

Jacobs Consulting

Dallas, Texas

Consistently leading the way in the latest sustainable, economical and “smart” technologies, whether designing master plans for campuses or entire regions, critical infrastructure, office buildings, labs or manufacturing...

Global Headquarters: 1999 Bryan St, Ste 1200, Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 638-0145

ConsultEcon, Inc.

Cambridge, Massachusetts

ConsultEcon provides economic, feasibility, management and planning services to non-profit organizations, public agencies and private businesses.

545 Concord Avenue, Suite 210, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
(617) 547-0100 • [email protected]


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