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posted Dec 25, 2017

City of San Jose, Department of Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services

San José’s Trail Network provides opportunities for recreation and commuting and is enjoyed by thousands of residents each day.


published Aug 2018

College trails program funded by Duke Energy

Duke Energy TRAILS at Rockingham Community College is the first community college program of its kind in the United States. Trail design and layout, construction, maintenance, and management skills are the core focus. TRAILS is an acronym for “Trail Recreation and Adventure Institute for Leadership and Service.”


posted Jan 16, 2018

Colorado: Kym Williams

Kym is intimately involved with and knowledgeable about all the trails in the Larimer County system.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Connecticut: Ann Colson

For the past 10 years Ann has been the Trails Coordinator for the Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA), the oldest conservation organization in the state.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Connecticut: Joe Hickey

Joe Hickey has given a lifetime of service to protecting and preserving Connecticut’s trails and open space.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Connecting Communities

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Laura Toole with Federal Highway Administration

This presentation focuses on design publications that address common design challenges and barriers.


published Sep 2000

Conservation Ethics Guiding The Goethe Trail

by Helen Koehler

The Goethe Trail is part of Florida's Greenways and Trails System which is a combination of Federal, state, local and privately owned lands. While each parcel is unique, they collectively help to preserve and protect Florida's natural, cultural and historic resources.


published Aug 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


published Jan 2007

Construction and Maintenance Costs for Trails

Considering the many factors that go into estimating costs for building and managing trails, railtrails, and greenways with examples from Wisconsin.


published Apr 2014

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Trailhead Design Guidelines

This document provides guidelines to help managers make decisions in a sustainable manner for major trailheads all along the CDNST. Overall principles given here relate to all trailhead sites. However, they also include more detailed guidelines specific to the highly varied settings along the Continental Divide.


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Ameristar Fence Products

Tulsa, Oklahoma

The largest ornamental fence manufacturer in the world.


1555 N Mingo Rd., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74116
(888) 333-3422

Caterpillar

Peoria, Illinois

Our company strategy reflects our legacy and our continuing commitment to meet the needs of our customers and the communities in which we live and work. United by our Values, Caterpillar employees around the world share ...


Corporate Headquarters: 501 Southwest Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61630
(888) 614-4328

Red Construction LLC

Cambridge, Idaho

Red Construction specializes in building low-impact, sustainable trails that are enjoyable by everyone. Our trails are typically narrow with a more “back-country” feel, but we also construct trails up to road width usin...


170 S. First Street, Cambridge, Idaho 83610
(208) 550-0528 • [email protected]

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