published Jun 3, 2000
Why a survey? Know your customer. This adage applies to both the public and private sectors. By better understanding the trail user: where they live; how they get to the trails; how they use the trails; what they enjoy; and their general level of satisfaction; we can better allocate scarce resources.
published Dec 1, 2000
The survey provides clear direction for the Commission as they update their county park master plan for the next five years.
published Sep 20, 2006
The Trail User Count Survey was conducted to provide information on the number and types of trail users at several different locations along the Canalway Trail within Oneida, Herkimer, and
published Jan 1, 2000
A brief study of two successful rural trails, one utilizing an active irrigation canal alignment (Calgary to Chestermere Lake) and the other converted from an abandoned rail line (The Iron Horse Trail-Elk Point to Heinsburg).
published Sep 1, 2000
This report concludes that trail-related liability is primarily a management issue. Laws are in place to protect all parties from unwarranted lawsuits and the rest is up to proper design, maintenance and management.
published Apr 1, 2006
Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.
published Jul 1, 2005
Alta Planning + Design
Golf courses, with their large expanses of undeveloped land, can appear to be a tempting place to locate a trail or bikeway in a community seeking to overcome gaps in their trail system.
published Nov 1, 2003
National Park Service
Cairns need care. For the trail user, the message is clear: "Preserve the mountain landscape. Please do not add to or build cairns or other rock objects. Leave the mountain and the rocks as you find them."
posted Feb 26, 2020
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.
posted Feb 24, 2020
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.