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posted Mar 10, 2020

Unifying the Trails Community

by American Trails Staff

By recognizing the common goals that all trail user types share, and fighting for those goals together, it is possible to create a real and positive impact on the trails world.

categories: Management and Maintenance, User Conflicts
tags: trails move people (tmp), editorial

posted Jun 7, 2018

Management Guidelines for Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation

by National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

A resource guide to assist in the planning, development, operation, and maintenance of environmentally sustainable and quality OHV trails, trail systems, and areas.

categories: Management and Maintenance
tags: sustainable trails, off-highway vehicles (ohv)

posted May 30, 2018

Construction and Maintenance Costs for Trails

Considering the many factors that go into estimating costs for building and managing trails, railtrails, and greenways with examples from Wisconsin.

categories: Management and Maintenance
tags: sustainable trails, safety, cost

posted May 23, 2018

Best Management Practices for Erosion Control During Trail Maintenance and Construction

Trail construction and maintenance may involve impacts to wetlands and other natural resources: an understanding of these impacts and methods to minimize them.

categories: Management and Maintenance, Tread Surface Erosion Control
tags: maintenance

posted Jan 24, 2018

Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook

by Federal Highway Administration, USDA Forest Service

An updated edition of the "Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook" first released in 1996.

categories: Management and Maintenance, Best Management Practices (BMPs)
tags: maintenance, recreational trails program (rtp)

posted Jan 24, 2018

Design and Management for Backcountry Horse Trails

by Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America

Trail conflict occurs: among different user groups, among different users within the same group, and as a result of factors not related to a users' trail activities.

categories: Management and Maintenance, User Conflicts
tags: horses and equestrian trails, wilderness, backcountry

posted Jan 16, 2018

Guidelines for the Design, Construction and Maintenance of Sustainable Trails

by Trails for All Ontarians Collaborative

The Ontario Trails Strategy describes our vision for trails in Ontario and recognizes the many benefits of trails for health and prosperity and highlights the importance of environmental protection.

categories: Management and Maintenance, Best Management Practices (BMPs)
tags: sustainable trails, maintenance

posted Apr 3, 2020

From Gold Mines to Woodlands Trails

by Larry Smith

In this National Recreation Trail Highlight from the Sarah Zigler Trail in Oregon, find out the history of the Jacksonville Woodlands Association and how they get hundreds of kids out on the trail every year.

categories: Management and Maintenance, Volunteers

posted Mar 18, 2020

What Coronavirus Means for Outdoor Recreation

The spread of COVID-19 has resulted in widespread social distancing measures across the United States, but what does that mean for outdoor recreation? We are bringing you the latest news, updates, and announcements on cancellations, closures, alternative recreation experiences, and more.

categories: Management and Maintenance, Best Management Practices (BMPs)

posted Mar 7, 2020

Join the USDA Forest Service in the 10-Year Trail Shared Stewardship Challenge!

by USDA Forest Service

The Trail Challenge is a “call to action” for all of us to work together to achieve a sustainable trail system by increasing our collective capacity to care for trails and by increasing on-the-ground results through shared stewardship of trails.

categories: Management and Maintenance
tags: maintenance backlog

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posted Feb 26, 2020

NRT Ambassador Program

American Trails is seeking motivated volunteer Trail Ambassadors that are willing to visit as many of the National Recreation Trails in their region as possible to gather data and identify issues on these great trails.

tags: nrt ambassador program, national recreation trails (nrt), ambassadors, trail ambassadors

posted Feb 24, 2020

Emerging Trail Leaders

The Emerging Trail Leaders Program immerses young leaders in learning best practices and trends in the trails profession to help pave the path to careers in natural resource management.

tags: emerging trail leaders (etl), scholarships


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New York - New Jersey Trail Conference

The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference maintains over 2100 miles of trails in the New York metropolitan area.


600 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

Buncombe County Government

Nestled in between the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains lies a serene treasure that is Buncombe County. They have been there for more than 200 years and are named after Col. Edward Buncombe, a Revolutionary War hero


200 College Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
(828) 250-4100

Conservation Legacy

Conservation Legacy is a national organization dedicated to supporting locally based conservation service programs.


701 Camino del Rio Suite 101, Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 403-1149

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