published Dec 1, 2006
USDA Forest Service
The Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course is a 16- to 32-hour course for basic to intermediate chain saw and crosscut saw
users. The course is designed to provide the technical knowledge and skills that employees or volunteers will need to use these tools safely.
published Jan 1, 2016
IMBA Trail Solutions
In order to better guide research into the range of potential social and environmental impacts and benefits related to the use of eMTBs on natural surface trails, IMBA and the BPSA are interested in what questions land managers have regarding this new use. The survey explicitly targeted land managers’ experiences and concerns regarding eMTB use on natural surface and/or singletrack trails – not paths or bikeways – although some land managers are responsible for both types of trail infrastructure.
posted Jul 25, 2020
Learn how different communities have developed and maintained inclusive trails that can be used by mountain bikers of all abilities.
posted May 29, 2020
This webinar will share a spectrum of data analysis and scenario planning tools that can be used to help plan and design new or existing trails.
published Nov 25, 2013
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board), are issuing a final rule that amends the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines by adding scoping and technical requirements for camping facilities, picnic facilities, viewing areas, trails, and beach access routes constructed or altered by or on behalf of federal agencies. The final rule ensures that these facilities are readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.
posted Dec 17, 2019
Best practices for trail design planning, construction, and management in undeveloped natural areas and connecting to urban edge settings.
published Jan 1, 2004
A wide variety of tools are available to layout, construct, and maintain trails. Local and individual preferences often dictate the kinds of tools which are chosen for various tasks.
published Feb 1, 2014
U.S. Access Board,
National Center on Accessibility
In 2007 the National Center on Accessibility (NCA) entered into an agreement with the U.S. Access Board and National Park Service to investigate natural firm and stable surface alternatives when creating accessible pedestrian trails, including crushed stones, packed soil, and other natural material.
published Aug 1, 2012
USDA Forest Service
This guidebook was written to help designers and managers apply FSORAG and FSTAG to their work and to pro- vide guidance for integrating accessibility into outdoor recreation site and trail projects.