Making trails attractive to hikers.
Presenter: Lis Nielsen, President, European Ramblers Association
How to do you ensure a trail will be attractive to hikers? What are the important elements in making a trail outstanding? The European Ramblers Association, representing more than 3 million walkers in 35 different European countries, has developed a set of criteria to easily test if a trail will be attractive or not. Based on more than 100 years of experience we have identified the most important elements from the hikers’ point of view and worked on making existing trails outstanding.
Continuing the series on bridging the barriers between trail user groups
The closing of these trails and subsequent impacts to the local economy was a revelation to many in the community and the Forest Service.
The trail passes through some of the most pristine remote areas of the USDA's National Grasslands.
Tools to help communities make the real case for increased investment in trails, biking, and walking infrastructure.