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posted May 23, 2018

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.

categories: Surfacing
tags: maintenance

posted May 23, 2018

Building Better Asphalt Trails

Design and construction guidelines for asphalt trails.

categories: Surfacing
tags: surfaces

posted Aug 20, 2019

What You Need to Know About Building Trails with Crusher Fines

by Lois Bachensky with USDA Forest Service

A crusher fine trail combines the rustic feeling of a natural surface trail with a surface type that's durable (but not concrete or asphalt). The natural gravel-like surface feels more like a trail than a hard surfaced path and fits in well with primitive settings.

categories: Surfacing
tags: surfacing, crusher fines

published Jan 1, 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.

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posted May 23, 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.

categories: Surfacing
tags: surfaces, snowmobile

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: Surfacing
tags: maintenance, accessibility and accessible trails

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: Surfacing
tags: surfaces

posted Mar 13, 2018

Using Crushed Rock to Improve Trail Drainage and Stability

An Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project.

categories: Surfacing
tags: surfaces

published Jan 1, 1993

Beach Access: Assist Devices and Surfaces

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

categories: Surfacing
tags: accessibility and accessible trails, surfacing, surfaces

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Synthetic Surfaces, Inc.

For over 40 years, the world’s most trusted name in specialty adhesives for the sport, recreational and water-durable surfacing industries.



908-233-6803

Asphalt Systems, Inc.

For over 40 years, ASI has provided consultation on how to significantly extend the life of asphalt pavements on airfields and roads around the world.


PO Box 25511, 2775 West 1500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84125
(801) 487-0706 • [email protected]

Kalamazoo Materials

Kalamazoo Materials mines and sells quality tested granites, rhyolites and quartzite. These products are guaranteed to be durable, preventing the weathering, melting and decomposition commonly associated with other rock ...


P.O. Box 50669, Tucson, Arizona 85703
(520) 575-9601

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