Guidelines for trail planning, design and management

A toolkit for state and local government agencies, community groups and investors on how to plan, manage and market exceptional trail experiences.

The State of Victoria’s Guidelines for Trail Planning, Design and Management aims at “development of exceptional trail experiences. A useful feature is a trail planning and design checklist. The book also covers management models, marketing and brand- ing, community and stakeholder engagement, and monitoring and review.


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