published Aug 2018
Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.
published Nov 2005
by Jed Wagner with Denver Parks and Recreation Department
Denver has 130 miles of paved trails, open 24 hours a day and maintained for year-round use. Snow removal begins at 5 a.m. after winter storms.
published Jan 2003
The tables show estimates of time needed to maintain the Montgomery County, PA, trail.
Oct 22, 2020
Learn from industry experts, advocates, and practitioners about how to collect and apply trail count data, and how to leverage that data in order to achieve meaningful, tangible changes in your community.
Sep 17, 2020
The US Geological Survey and DOI are advancing the vision to provide better access to public lands and improve connectivity on the nation’s public trail systems with the National Digital Trails Network (NDT) project. Join us for an overview of the project and a demonstration of the Trail Routing, Analysis, and Information Linkage System (TRAILS) tool.
posted Jul 5, 2022
by Laura Brown with University of Connecticut, Dylan Carey with Parks and Trails New York, Jennifer Ceponis with Capital District Transportation Committee, Emily Dozier with Dutchess County Transportation Council, Kristina Kelly with Connecticut Trail Census, James Stevens with ConsultEcon, Inc.
Presenters outline the techniques used and lessons learned from trail counts in New York and Connecticut.
Jan 21, 2021
Learn about best practices in active transportation placemaking projects and programs.
Sep 22, 2011
This webinar on “Making the Case for Trails in Tight Economic Times” puts sound ideas and hard numbers together to illustrate the contribution of trails to the prosperity of communities.
published Dec 2011
The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail joined the National Trails System following designation by Congress in 2006. The trail helps visitors experience, envision, understand, and protect what the explorers and inhabitants of the region encountered 400 years ago.
published Jul 2016
All recreational trail use, whether motorized or nonmotorized, requires active management. Trail management should ensure adherence to private or public land use prescriptions, adequate resource protection, and that appropriate visitor experiences are provided. Trail management policies should be set at the local level to ensure they best fit local circumstances.
Oct 1, 2020
Learn how trail steward and trailbuilding programs have worked to make the public better informed, more responsible trails users while protecting the resource.