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published Jul 14, 2020

More Than a Pet Peeve - Dogs Off Leash

by Lora Goerlich

Contributing author and equine trail expert Lora Goerlich shares her thoughts on why leash laws need to be taken seriously.


published Mar 4, 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.


published Jan 24, 2019

Mountain Biker Attitudes and Perceptions of eMTBs (electric‐mountain bikes)

This study found that were many misconceptions about what constitutes an eMTB. These misconceptions seem to foster fears and concerns about trail conflict, access, and the morality of individuals using eMTBs.


published Aug 17, 2018

Signs and Etiquette for Shared-use Urban Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Encouraging different types of users to share the trail is just as important on urban trails as it is on backcountry trails.


published Dec 30, 2019

Visitor and Trail Management Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in management of trails and greenways: facility management; urban trail and bike/ped management; visitor management.


published Aug 14, 2019

6 Solutions for Managing Multi-Use Trails and Conflict

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Let’s face it. Motorized, equestrian, biking, and hiking users do not always get along. When conflicts inevitably arise, what do we do, and how can we avoid it in the first place?


published 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.


published Jun 1, 1998

How Agencies Manage Multi-use Trails

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


published May 1, 2001

Recreation Code of Ethics urged by Blue Ribbon Coalition

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


published Oct 1, 1997

When Snowmobilers Meet Others on the Trail

Practical problem solving for shared use winter trails.


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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


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