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posted Jun 9, 2018

Colorado State Parks Motorized Vehicle Trail Use Guidelines

by Colorado State Parks

Safety considerations and trail use guidelines for OHV recreation


published Jan 1, 2006

Adventure Tourism Park and OHV Trail System Plan

A plan for a series of unique trail systems developed in Knott County, Kentucky. The System includes trails and horseback riding, ATV’s, elk/wildlife viewing, hiking, walking and mountain biking always keeping in mind the three major priorities: safety, protecting the environment, and developing a multiple use trail system in which the trails do not conflict.


published Oct 1, 2003

Natural Resource Impacts of Mountain Biking

A summary of scientific studies that compare mountain biking to other forms of trail travel.


published Nov 14, 1990

Trail Use Policies

A comprehensive document to guide use policies and regulations for a large suburban trail system south of the Bay Area.


published Jul 1, 2009

Solving Policy Issues for Trail Systems

by Terry Whaley with Ozark Greenways, Inc.

While developing policies and regulations for a trail is not a fun task, it will become a necessity in time with any successful trail project.


published Jul 1, 2009

Minimizing Llama Impact in the Backcountry

In most cases, the same rules set forth for pack stock use on public lands apply to llamas. Llamas have been found to have a similar impact on trails as hikers.


published Jun 1, 2011

Sustainable Trails: More Than Maintenance

by Karen Umphress with UP! Outside

So what makes a trail wholly sustainable? According to Tom Crimmins there are four keys aspects: Resource Sustainability, Economic Sustainability, Experience Sustainability, and Political Sustainability


posted May 22, 2018

FAQ: Do you have any advice for developing a community nature trail?

by American Trails Staff

An ideal nature trail blends the beauty of the landscape with interpretive signage to offer an inspirational and educational resource to a community.


posted May 16, 2018

Land Ethics for Equestrian Trail Users

Increasing numbers of equestrians on public lands require more awareness of impacts.


published Nov 1, 1998

Horses in Ecological Reserves

by American Trails Staff

The perception of horse impacts in ecological reserves.


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posted Jun 18, 2020

1,028 Trail Projects Can Put Americans To Work

COVID-19 has created an economic downturn. Over 1,000 trail projects are waiting for funding to help put Americans back to work.


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Myeerah Nature Preserve/City of Bellfontaine

Bellefontaine, Ohio

The Myeerah Nature Preserve is 450 acres and is maintained by the Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District. Myeerah is open from dawn to dusk for patrons to explore. This area offers opportunities for hiking, fishing, s...


7405 State Rt 540, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for a diverse nine-county region in two states: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia in Pe...


190 N. Independence Mall West, 8th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106-1520
(215) 592-1800

Morris County Park Commission, NJ

Morristown, New Jersey

Morris County is nestled amid rolling hills, broad valleys and glittering lakes approximately 30 miles northwest of New York City. It is New Jersey’s seventh largest county.


30 Schuyler Pl, Morristown, New Jersey 07963
(973) 326-7600

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