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published Jan 1993

Beach Access: Assist Devices and Surfaces

A Research Report of the National Center of Accessibility Original Study Conducted at Bradford Woods (1993)


published Dec 2019

BioSpan Creates Environmental Green Non-Toxic Chemical Products for Paving and More

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

An interview with Dr. Sheldon Chesky, President & CEO of BioSpan


published Dec 2019

National Scenic and Historic Trails Training Needs Assessment

by Elvin Clapp with Bureau of Land Management

Survey of skills and competencies to assist in developing a national training strategy for National Scenic and Historic Trails


published Nov 2019

The Nature of Trail Aesthetics

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Trailshaping is a system of understanding in which simple, everyday forces shape (generate) the big picture, details, and nuances of all trails and all trail types, as well as context-specific trail planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management.


published Jan 2014

Multi-use Trail Surface Study

by Connecticut Equine Advisory Council

The Equine Advisory Council conducted research and interviews throughout Connecticut to determine project cost and general installation, maintenance, environmental impacts, and suitability for multiple user groups for various surface materials.


published Mar 2019

FAQ: Tips and Techniques for using Crusher fines surfacing for trails

by American Trails Staff

Finely crushed rock (crusher fines) is a useful alternative to paving trails that accommodates most trail activities.


published Jan 2004

Best Management Practices for Erosion Control During Trail Maintenance and Construction

Trail construction and maintenance may involve impacts to wetlands and other natural resources: an understanding of these impacts and methods to minimize them.


published May 2018

Asphalt mix developed for better durability with snowmobile use

A new asphalt mix was developed and tested to better withstand snowmobile traffic during the winter months, and to provide a more durable surface for summer trail use.


published May 2018

Building Better Asphalt Trails

Design and construction guidelines for asphalt trails.


published Sep 2000

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.


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Flexamat

Cincinnati, Ohio

Through our experience in a wide range of environments, we have pioneered successful methods to achieve fully vegetated concrete erosion mats.


c/o Motz Enterprises, Inc. 3153 Madison Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
(513) 772-6689 • [email protected]

Zeager Bros., Inc.

Middletown, Pennsylvania

Now there is no need to compromise! Bonded WoodCarpet is a poured-in-place wood fiber that’s accessible and pervious but also natural.


4000 E. Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057
(800) 346-8524 • [email protected]

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Nordic Manufacturing Ltd.

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

The Singletrack Cat is a utility motorcycle designed to increase the productivity of individuals that maintain or build narrow width trails.


4-883 McCurdy Pl, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1X 8C8
(800) 775-4750 • [email protected]

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