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posted Apr 11, 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.

categories: Trail Construction

posted May 30, 2018

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.

categories: Trail Construction

posted Jan 24, 2018

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.

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posted Jan 19, 2018

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.

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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.

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posted 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.

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posted May 23, 2018

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!

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posted Jan 24, 2018

Wetland Trail Design and Construction

by Federal Highway Administration

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

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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

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posted Dec 5, 2019

Skills and Competencies Upon Which to Build the Trails Industry

by American Trails Staff

Categories, lists, and definitions of skills used in trails and greenways work, along with links to classes and resources for training.

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Results from the Business Directory


Bob's Trails, Trees, and Gardens

Knoxville, Tennessee

Bob is a small business owner doing private garden and tree projects. He is certified as a Master Trail Builder by Trail Design Specialists, Inc., a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP), and has been a Certi...


PO Box 11503 | Street: 454 Powder House Rd, Powell, TN 37849, Knoxville, Tennessee 37939
(615) 210- 1932 • [email protected]

HILRIDE Progression Development Group LLC

Kensington, California

Hilride provides comprehensive consulting services for the design and development of bike parks, trails and destination riding areas.


139 Ardmore Road, Kensington, California 94707
(510) 789-3124 • [email protected]

Great Lakes Trailbuilders, LLC

La Crosse, Wisconsin

Great Lakes Trailbuilders LLC was started in 2008 to bring a low impact and environmentally friendly approach to trailbuilding and design to the midwest. Willie Bittner started working on trails 14 years ago with the Wi...


1027 Charles Street, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603
(608) 799-2389 • [email protected]

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