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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
tags: maintenance, accessibility and accessible trails

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
tags: surfaces

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
tags: nonmotorized

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
tags: surfaces

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
tags: wilderness, horses and equestrian trails, preservation, book review

posted May 3, 2018

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

by American Trails Staff

categories: Design and Building
tags: faq, surfaces

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
tags: greenways and open space, utility corridor, urban trails

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Survey, Layout, and Measuring Tools

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used Survey, Layout, and Measuring Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.

categories: Design and Building, Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building, technology

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Sawing and Chopping Tools

by Jim Schmid

categories: Design and Building, Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Miscellaneous Tools

by Jim Schmid

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

categories: Design and Building, Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building

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800-274-2100 • [email protected]

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