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posted Aug 20, 2020

Virginia’s Long-Distance Trail Network: Connecting Our Commonwealth

The purpose of this plan is to assess progress to-date and develop a strategy to connect local and regional systems into a statewide trail network reaching to all areas of the Commonwealth.


posted 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.


posted Feb 5, 2020

Visitor Expectations and Perceptions of Program and Physical Accessibility in the National Park Service

The purpose of the study was to identify the perceptions of people with disabilities relative to program and physical accessibility in the National Park Service.


posted Feb 15, 2019

Volunteer Guide to Trail Protection

by North Country National Scenic Trail

As we forge ahead building new trail each year, particularly on private land, how will we make sure the trail and the surrounding area are enjoyed into future generations?


posted Aug 17, 2022

Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona Crew Leader Manual

by Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona

This manual has been written to aid crew leaders working with trail work volunteers. It assumes the following priorities, in order of importance, for every volunteer trail work event: 1) Safety, 2) Enjoyment, 3) Quality product, 4) Productivity.


posted Sep 5, 2018

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) Stepping Up Stewardship

VOC announces their Stepping Up Stewardship Toolkit: a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive set of resources specifically designed to help other groups and organizations start or expand their volunteer programs.


posted Aug 19, 2019

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Restores State’s Flood and Fire-Damaged Trails

by Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC)

Particularly in the aftermath of disaster, volunteers are vital to the success of keeping public lands, parks, and trails open and well-maintained for generations to come.


posted Aug 28, 2018

Volunteers maintain Chief Joseph Ski Trail System in Montana

The Chief Joseph Ski Trail System in southwest Montana provides for easy and safe use by a variety of winter visitors.


posted Apr 20, 2018

Volunteers promote trails and equine rides for public in NJ

Lusscroft Farm has a network of trails that connects the site with additional trails in High Point State Park and Stokes State Forest. The major purpose of this event has been to reintroduce the concept of equine trail rides to this area of New Jersey.


posted May 7, 2018

Voters Embrace San Antonio's Vision of Greenways and Creek-side Trails

The Howard W. Peak Greenway Trail System in San Antonio currently boasts a total of 41 miles of completed trail and several more miles of trail under construction and in the design phase.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Wacissa River Paddling Trail, Jefferson County, Florida

The Wacissa River is one of the most pristine rivers in Florida with a multitude of springs flowing through a rugged area in Florida's Big Bend region. The Wacissa is a state designated paddling trail and a wonderful place to explore for beginning paddlers or families with children.


posted Aug 22, 2023

Waiver of Buy America Requirements for De Minimis Costs and Small Grants

by Federal Highway Administration

A long-standing impediment to effective implementation of the Recreational Trails Program (and other federal funding of trail projects) has been addressed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).