posted May 9, 2022
Everything you need to know about trail counters, trail user surveys, and other information to better understand and engage your trail users.*
posted Jan 18, 2022
Everything you need to know about planning, building, and managing shared-use trails.
posted Mar 3, 2020
OHV recreation provides vital funding for all trail types through a fuel tax that funds the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), yet too often there are conflicts between motorized trail users and the broader trail community. American Trails talked to Mathew Giltner of the Silver State Off-Road Alliance in Nevada about the importance of OHV trails, and how we can start bridging communication gaps.
posted Feb 19, 2020
That trails don’t just exist that they need to be maintained, that they need to be supported financially and politically or they are at threat of disappearing.
posted Jan 29, 2020
Several themes emerged from this review of the e-bike literature. E-bike use has grown dramatically over the past decade and there is little evidence to suggest this growth will slow in the coming decade.
posted Jan 28, 2020
This study found that were many misconceptions about what constitutes an eMTB. These misconceptions seem to foster fears and concerns about trail conflict, access, and the morality of individuals using eMTBs.
posted Jan 21, 2020
The purpose was to examine 9 adult activity settings in 25 community parks to determine the most and least frequently used by gender, physical-activity (PA) intensity, and ethnicity.
posted Jan 20, 2020
To better understand and promote physical activity on a newly constructed trail, the present study examined the demographic characteristics and physical activity behaviors of trail users
posted Dec 30, 2019
Specific skills used in management of trails and greenways: facility management; urban trail and bike/ped management; visitor management.
posted Dec 11, 2019
The Trail Town Program® is an initiative of The Progress Fund working in small rural towns across western Pennsylvania and western Maryland
posted Dec 10, 2019
Generally there are no difficulty ratings for OHV trails.
posted Dec 5, 2019
Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: budgeting; developing costs; managing grants and finding programs; managing staff and volunteers; managing projects; identifying funding sources; working with a variety of funding; writing grant proposals;