Speeding Up the Process
Standard Trail Plans and Specifications.
Presenter: James “Scott” Groenier, Project Leader – National Technology and Development Program, USDA Forest Service
The USDA Forest Service, in cooperation with FHWA Recreational Trails Program, has updated and expanded their Standard Trail Plans and Specifications to assist with the design and assembly of trail construction plan packages. They include standard plans for trails and trail bridges, standard specifications for construction of trails and trail bridges on Forest Service projects, and standard pay items.
Westchester County New York and Friends of Westchester County Parks, in collaboration with Westchester County Parks, announce collaboration with Smart Outdoor to enhance 34.6-mile running trail.
American Trails will now be hosting the International Trails Symposium in February of 2022. By moving to this later date we are able to maintain an in-person symposium for those who can travel to Reno.
This survey aims to quantify the capacity of the trails community to build, maintain, and develop trails now, and to provide input to GAOA and LWCF funding.
A trail need not be over 100 miles in length to become a travel destination. Plenty of people desire shorter trail experiences and are willing to design a trip around them just the same.