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posted Feb 19, 2018

Forest Service Technology and Development Program Leading Trails into the 21st Century

by J. Scott Groenier, PE with USDA Forest Service, Robert Wetherell with USDA Forest Service, Janet Zeller with USDA Forest Service

Equipment and technology transfers that help get work done on the ground.


posted Apr 13, 2019

Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines (FSTAG)

by USDA Forest Service

The 2013 FSTAG and the Forest Service Outdoor Recreation Accessibility Guidelines (FSORAG) are the legally enforceable standards for use in outdoor recreation areas on the National Forest System for the facilities, routes, and features addressed in these guidelines.


posted May 30, 2018

Forest Trails in Ohio Recover from Winter Floods

The closing of these trails and subsequent impacts to the local economy was a revelation to many in the community and the Forest Service.


posted Apr 25, 2018

Forging alliances among trail users: the role of state trails organizations

by Stuart Macdonald

How would you like to get involved with yet another organization-- more meetings, more subcommittees, more incomprehensible reports? There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical about creating new groups, but there are compelling reasons for putting efforts into those that promote trails on a statewide basis.


posted Nov 27, 2023

Forming and Running State or Regional Trail Coalitions – Important Points and Practices

by Bob Walker with Montana Trails Coalition, American Trails Staff

Have you ever wondered how to create a trails coalition in your state or region? This article shares some pointers and discusses the results of a nationwide survey of trails coalitions conducted by American Trails in February 2023.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Fort Circle Park National Recreation Trail, Washington, DC

This 7.9-mile rail connects historic forts built to defend the nation's capital during the Civil War.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Fort Mandan Nature & History Trail, North Dakota

An interpretive and wildlife site along the Lewis and Clark Trail.


posted Nov 15, 2022

Fort River Birding and Nature Trail

The Fort River Birding and Nature Trail is a universally accessible trail. It was presented with the 2014 Paul Winske Access Award by the Stavros Center for Independent Living.


posted Feb 19, 2024

Fossil Exhibit Trail, Badlands National Park, South Dakota

This fully accessible boardwalk trail features fossil replicas and exhibits of now extinct creatures that once roamed the area.


posted May 23, 2018

Four Simple Tasks to Do Prior to Trail Design

Asking the right questions is a vital first step in effective planning of a trail project.


posted May 3, 2018

Fox River Corridor Redevelopment Plan

This plan provides a framework for the City of Appleton to help encourage continued transition of targeted redevelopment areas to new and productive uses.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Water Trail, Wisconsin

A 250-mile water trail along the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers in Wisconsin, extending from the City of Green Bay to Portage and ending in Prairie du Chien at the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers.