published Jan 2014
Residents spend about $208 million per year on OHV activities, and nearly all their entire out-of-pocket trip costs are for gasoline. We estimate that OHV users buy about 6.6 million gallons of gasoline per year. With a base tax of $0.27 per gallon, resident OHV users in Montana generate over $1.8 million in revenue for the state highway trust fund.
published Jul 2014
The Bureau of Business and Economic Research’s most recent surveys suggest that about 8 percent of the state's households include snowmobile recreationists. Nearly always, the whole family participates. With an average household size of about 2.5, perhaps as many as 100,000 Montanans participate in the sport each winter.
published Jul 2001
A Prospective Study of Physical Activity and Cognitive Decline in Elderly Women: Women Who Walk
posted Feb 19, 2018
Join us in learning more about how the next generation plays a vital role in land stewardship, greenway development, and trail building.
published Aug 2017
This manuscript explains how mountain biking is related to public health and the issues underlying trail access in the United States.
published Oct 2001
Documenting the impact of Nebraska’s developing trail system, using surveys to learn more about usage patterns, public safety, property values, and community quality of life along three rural rail-trails.
posted Feb 19, 2018
How to turn old roads into modern trails.
posted Jun 4, 2019
by Chris Morris with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, Hank Osborn with New York - New Jersey Trail Conference, Sara Hart with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation
This presentation will showcase elements of a comprehensive planning effort underway, and will focus on specific management actions including data collection, trail stewardship, maintenance, and a Leave No Trace hot spot event.
published Sep 2007
This research examines the economic impact of paddler recreation along the waterways of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a 740-mile route traversing New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire, and Maine.
published Feb 2000
Despite increased promotion of trails for health and recreation, critics of new trail development continue to raise questions about the suitability of trails in neighborhoods. Concerns often focus on the impact of trails on property values and public safety in different types of neighborhoods.