filed under: economics of trails
The Tools for Success
How to develop trails during an economic crisis.
Presenter: Fivos Tsaravopoulous, Founder, Paths of Greece
Within an economic crisis, people tend to think that developing hiking trails is a luxurious need, and thus, not a priority. This is the case in Greece at the moment, after 4 years of continuous recession. This presentation will demonstrate that by using the appropriate tools and approach, the economic crisis can be used as an advantage rather than a constraint for the development of hiking trails. These tools are easy to implement and to adjust to any environment.
National Park Service − Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program
This publication is designed to inform the reader about the services provided by the National Park Service – Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program.
Public Lands and the Continental Divide Trail Study
The primary goal of this study was to understand who uses the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), how they use it, their preferences, and the economic impact of the CDT in the region. Additional data were also collected regarding protecting public lands and using the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado.
2022 CDT Small Business Survey
From August to December 2021, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition surveyed 136 small business owners in 38 communities located along the Continental Divide Trail to learn more about how the Continental Divide Trail impacts their businesses, the local economy, and their support for public lands.
Improving Accessibility on Public Lands
Recommendations from American Trails