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posted Jul 6, 2022

Rejuvenating kunanyi/Mt. Wellington's Great Short Walk

by Alister "Al" Clark with City of Hobart, Tasmania, Lindsay Ashlin with City of Hobart, Tasmania

The City of Hobart has been rejuvenating the historic Organ Pipes and Pinnacle Tracks on Mount Wellington in Tasmania.


published Jan 2009

Report on Equestrian Access on Federal Land

A study by the American Horse Council (2009) to gather information about trail closures or attempted trail closures on federal public lands.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Research in Recreational Conflict

by Roger Moore with North Carolina State University, Brendan Adams with North Carolina State University

The purpose of this presentation is to provide an easy to understand and practical overview of past and current research related to trail conflict in a way that enables trail professionals to improve trail design and trail management.


published Dec 2019

Resource Protection and Monitoring Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in management of natural resources that host trails and greenways: monitoring impacts of visitors and natural processes; acquisition and protection of trail corridors; conservation and restoration of habitat and natural areas.


published Nov 2020

Resources for Starting an Outdoor Career

This toolkit covers the basics you need to apply for and get the job you want. Get advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing techniques and more.


Apr 14, 2022

Revitalizing Rural Economies and Strengthening Main Streets Through Trails

This webinar will discuss the Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program. You'll also hear from one of ten community partners who received RERC assistance in its pilot round in 2021.


published Jun 2000

Ridge to River Trail System Users Survey

Why a survey? Know your customer. This adage applies to both the public and private sectors. By better understanding the trail user: where they live; how they get to the trails; how they use the trails; what they enjoy; and their general level of satisfaction; we can better allocate scarce resources.


published Aug 2008

Rio Grande Trail Corridor Study: Trail Surfacing Report

This report sorts through the various choices for the most "economical and sustainable" types of trail surfacing options along the proposed Rio Grande Trail corridor from Belen to Sunland Park, New Mexico.


published Sep 2007

Road and Trail Intersection Safety

by Parks and Trails New York

The time has come to learn more about the needs and behaviors of motorists and trail users and ensure that design guidelines and laws and policies governing road and trail intersections fully provide for the safety of this increasingly prevalent type of traffic junction. The purpose of this study is to examine the current state of practice of the design and management of intersections between trails and roadways, gather feedback on road and trail intersection crashes and complaints, raise public awareness of the issue of road and trail intersection safety, and offer policy and design recommendations that will improve the safety of road and trail intersections.


posted Jul 6, 2022

Roads to Trails

Learn the step-by-step process for a full mechanical road-to-trail conversion from planning and outreach to design, construction, and working with volunteers.


published Apr 2002

Roadway and Bikeway Maintenance Practices

Specific issues and goals for maintaining bikeways and the roadway edge where the majority of bicycling takes place.


published Sep 2021

RTP - Workforce Development, Equity, and Climate Resiliency

The Recreational Trails Program directly addresses our desire to put young people to work, provide equitable access to nature, and provide resilient responses to natural disasters