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posted Dec 10, 2019

FAQ: Is There a Universal Difficulty Rating System for OHV Trails?

by American Trails Staff

Generally there are no difficulty ratings for OHV trails.

categories: FAQs
tags: faq, off-highway vehicles (ohv), safety

posted Sep 17, 2018

FAQ: Determining trail capacity or level of service

by American Trails Staff

How many users can a paved trail support before it becomes too crowded or over used?

categories: FAQs
tags: faq, shared-use, urban trails, editorial, trail overcrowding and impact

posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Vegetation under boardwalks

by American Trails Staff

Avoiding plant growth

categories: FAQs
tags: faq, maintenance, bridges

posted Jul 23, 2018

FAQ: Should golf carts be allowed on paved trails in a small community?

by American Trails Staff

Ultimately, this can be an accessibility issue if you want to deal with that.

categories: FAQs
tags: faq, editorial, mobility devices, e-bikes (electric bicycles)

posted Jul 23, 2018

FAQ: Slippery boardwalks and bridges

by American Trails Staff

Recommendations for anti-slip on wood surfaces.

categories: FAQs
tags: faq, maintenance, bridges, preservation, surfaces

posted Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: How to measure the strength and growth of a trail network

by American Trails Staff

Measuring the benefits and economic development of trails.

categories: FAQs
tags: faq, economic, travel & tourism, counting trail users

posted Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: Trash on trails

by American Trails Staff

Solutions to trash on trails

categories: FAQs
tags: faq, volunteers, leave no trace