posted Jan 26, 2018
It is the first of a series of three on Sustainable Mountain Trails. Each webinar in this series is independent of each other and can be attended individually. Parts 2 and 3 will teach you to apply these principles to a trail network "One Trail at a Time, One Mile at a Time." The course includes Tools and Techniques, Examples, and Case Studies of mountain trail sustainability.
published Mar 2007
American Trails Staff
The goal of trail building is to create a long-term relationship between humans and nature.
published Feb 2019
The Bikeway Selection Guide from the Federal Highway Administration will help planners make informed decisions about the selection of bike- way types. This guide emphasizes engineering judgment, design flexibility, documentation, and experimentation.
posted Nov 16, 2017
This webinar explores the critical components and processes necessary for truly sustainable trail design and construction.
published Jul 2019
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.
posted Feb 19, 2018
Randy Martin with Trailscape
Learn how to plan an initial trail layout.
published Aug 2003
Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA)
Trail conflict occurs: among different user groups, among different users within the same group, and as a result of factors not related to a users' trail activities.
posted Oct 25, 2018
This presentation discusses the seven biggest considerations for planners and designers when designing near wetlands, streams, forests, and other environmental resources.
posted Jun 11, 2019
The Tim Scott Trail has a total length of 21.8 miles and includes two pedestrian bridges over the scenic Duck River.