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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: User Conflicts
tags: horses and equestrian trails, wilderness, backcountry

posted Mar 3, 2020

A Motorized Advocate Explores the Common Ground Between All Trail Users

OHV recreation provides vital funding for all trail types through a fuel tax that funds the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), yet too often there are conflicts between motorized trail users and the broader trail community. American Trails talked to Mathew Giltner of the Silver State Off-Road Alliance in Nevada about the importance of OHV trails, and how we can start bridging communication gaps.

categories: User Conflicts
tags: off-highway vehicles (ohv), conflict

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: User Conflicts
tags: faq, editorial, mobility devices, e-bikes (electric bicycles)

posted May 30, 2018

How Agencies Manage Multi-use Trails

Multi-Use Trail Management Policy: User-Group Conflict and Resource Impact Issues.

categories: User Conflicts
tags: sustainable trails, risk management, safety, cost, conflict, policy, trail overcrowding and impact

posted May 30, 2018

We Built It and They Came

by Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates, John M. Pflaum, PE with WHPacific, Inc., Bill Woodcock with South Suburban Park and Recreation District

How Littleton, CO and the South Suburban Park and Recreation District addressed trail crowding, conflicts and excessive speed.

categories: User Conflicts
tags: sustainable trails

posted May 30, 2018

When Snowmobilers Meet Others on the Trail

Practical problem solving for shared use winter trails.

categories: User Conflicts
tags: safety, conflict, snowmobile, shared-use, snow and winter trails

posted May 30, 2018

Recreation Code of Ethics urged by Blue Ribbon Coalition

This etiquette guideline for trail users is from a motorized perspective.

categories: User Conflicts
tags: safety, conflict

posted May 30, 2018

"Share the Trail"

Understanding Shared-Use Trail Etiquette can make Hiking, Biking, and Riding Trails More Enjoyable for Everyone

categories: User Conflicts
tags: shared-use, safety

posted May 30, 2018

Equestrian and Other Nonmotorized Use on Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities

Equestrian and other nonmotorized recreational use may be allowed on shared use paths and trails that use Federal-aid transportation funds.

categories: User Conflicts
tags: shared-use, safety

posted May 26, 2018

The Equestrian and Other Trail Users: the Issues

by Pam Gluck with American Trails

From Horse Trails Symposium, Clemson University, 1998.

categories: User Conflicts
tags: conflict

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Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council (COHV)

Markham, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council (COHV) is a national, non-profit trade association that represents the manufacturers and distributors of off-road motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and recreational o...


3000 Steeles Avenue East, Suite 201, Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 4T9
National Toll Free: (877) 470-2288 or Local: (416) 491-4439