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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

posted Dec 18, 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

categories: Surfacing
tags: surfacing, conservation and environment

posted Dec 5, 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

categories: Surfacing
tags: training, skills

posted Nov 15, 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.

categories: Surfacing
tags: natural surface, design

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

posted Jul 8, 2019

Design a Trail to Last 100 Years

by Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks

The challenges of balancing ecological protection, physical management and social demands on natural surface hiking, equestrian, mountain biking and multi-use trails can be overwhelming. However, it IS possible to meet these challenges by designing sustainable trails that are created to last into the next century.

categories: Surfacing
tags: bridges, construction, volunteers, natural surface

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.

categories: Surfacing


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

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

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Appalachian Dirt

Appalachian Dirt is a small trail specialty company, run by Zachary Adams, and is based out of Davis in the West Virginia Highlands. Appalachian Dirt specializes in the design and builds of multi-use, natural surface tra...




Gail Materials

From walkways to communities, Gail Materials has enough aggregates to keep you covered for all your construction needs.


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Nevada DOT, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program

The bicycle is often thought of as one of the purest forms of transportation. We owe much of our modern transportation environment, including our roadways, to the early development and use of the bicycle. In modern times...




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