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posted Aug 28, 2018

College trails program funded by Duke Energy

Duke Energy TRAILS at Rockingham Community College is the first community college program of its kind in the United States. Trail design and layout, construction, maintenance, and management skills are the core focus. TRAILS is an acronym for “Trail Recreation and Adventure Institute for Leadership and Service.”


posted Mar 1, 2018

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative’s Sustainable Trails Program

Developing a more uniform, systematic and data-driven process to set capital construction and maintenance priorities was vital to ensure funding is going to the highest priority projects.


posted Sep 30, 2020

Colorado Parks & Wildlife 2016-2026 Statewide Trails Strategic Plan

This Statewide Trails Strategic Plan and the State Trails Program aim to ensure that program direction and efforts are consistent with other cooperators, funders, stakeholders, and ultimately service the expectations and needs of Colorado’s residents and visitors.


posted Jun 9, 2018

Colorado State Parks Motorized Vehicle Trail Use Guidelines

by Colorado Parks and Wildlife - OHV Program

Safety considerations and trail use guidelines for OHV recreation


posted Aug 17, 2022

Colorado Trail Foundation Crew Leader Handbook

by The Colorado Trail Foundation

As a crew leader you represent the CTF. One of your main jobs is to convey the CTF’s thanks to the volunteers for their commitment to making and preserving The Colorado Trail as a national treasure.


posted Feb 3, 2023

Columbus Black Heritage Trail, Georgia

The Black Heritage Trail is a National Recreation Trail (NRT) that embodies the contributions of African Americans from Columbus.


posted Aug 19, 2020

Community Trail Development Guide

by Virginia Department of Transportation

VDOT developed this guide to aid the process of grassroots trail planning, based on the knowledge of experienced planners, research of best practices around the nation as well as the State, and the understanding gained from trail development process in the Town of Middleburg.


posted Mar 5, 2018

Comparing Relative Impacts of Various Trail User Groups

by Woody Keen with Trail Wisdom LLC

A summary of research and studies on factors that affect trails management strategy and determining uses for each trail.


posted Jul 28, 2020

Compton Creek Trails Community Assessment

by Rails to Trails Conservancy

In 2009, Rails to Trails Conservancy (RTC) began a multi-year project to ensure that residents along the Compton Creek bike, equestrian and walking trails were involved in using and supporting their trails, as well as to provide opportunities for programs and activities.


posted Nov 13, 2020

Concrete Trails Keep You on the Right Path

by Philip Kresge with National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

If a hard surface recreational trail is in your future, you owe it to yourself to look at the benefits of cost, construction and long term reduced maintenance that can only come with a trail paved with concrete. (This article is sponsored content.)


posted Jan 27, 2021

Conflicts On Multiple-Use Trails

by Roger Moore with North Carolina State University

This synthesis is intended to establish a baseline of the current state of knowledge and practice and to serve as a guide for trail managers and researchers.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Congaree River Blue Trail, South Carolina

Starting near Columbia, this 50-mile water trail and greenway ranges from urban adventures to the Coastal Plain with its high bluffs and floodplain habitats.