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published Jun 30, 2016

Great Trails: Providing Quality OHV Trails and Experiences Guidebook (Nationwide)

by National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

The definitive guide for the planning, designing, constructing, managing and maintaining Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trails


published Mar 1, 2019

North Country Trail Handbook

by North Country National Scenic Trail

The North Country National Scenic Trail (NST) extends for thousands of miles across seven states. Its layout, design, construction, and maintenance require the participation of a myriad of individuals and groups.


published Jan 1, 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 Jul 1, 2007

Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook

by USDA Forest Service

An updated edition of the industry standard, "Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook," first released in 1996.


published Aug 1, 1996

A Handbook for Trail Design, Construction, and Maintenance

by North Country National Scenic Trail

The purpose of this handbook is to lay the foundation upon which the North Country NST will achieve a degree of consistency from one segment to another.


posted Jan 4, 2018

Optimizing Trail Grade: The Key to Creating Sought-After Trails

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

Designers and land managers should consider the benefits of lengthening trails to lower the average grade while at the same time including short sections that are much steeper.


published May 13, 2020

Submit Your Trail Infrastructure Projects for CARES Act Funding

by Liz Thorstensen with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020, provides the Economic Development Administration (EDA) with $1.5 billion for economic development assistance programs to strengthen communities.


published Aug 8, 2003

Used steel well casings make better culverts

The next time you need some culverts on your trail try used steel casings. You'll like them!


published Sep 1, 2001

Wetland Trail Design and Construction

by Federal Highway Administration

This manual describes the common techniques for building a wetland trail.


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


Results from the Business Directory


Nomad Trails Development

Kansas City, Missouri

Natural surface trail construction, design, maintenance, professional planning, and community outreach by Brett Shoffner & Ethan Anderson.


3500 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri 64123
(816) 609-7091 • [email protected]

OBP Trailworks, LLC

Turner, Maine

OBP Trailworks, LLC embraces many aspects of trail design, maintenance, and construction, with a focus on education and training.


110 Poplar Hill Road, Turner, Maine 04282
(207) 312-1340

Terra Firma Trails LLC

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Skilled in all aspects of quality multi-use trail construction.


1630 Cheyenne Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
(410) 708-5711 • [email protected]

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