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posted Aug 17, 2022

Pacific Crest Train Assn. Crew Leadership: Managing Volunteers

by Pacific Crest Trail Association

For students with moderate to extensive trail building experience who want to lead trail crews and work parties. Not a construction techniques class; this is about effective leadership. Students will have classroom and field work in the following topics: work day responsibilities, risk assessment and safety, tool safety and tool talk, leadership and team building, practical experience leading volunteers.


posted Sep 6, 2019

Packable Rock Bar is a First

by Bill Hasenjaeger with Trail Boss

Trail Boss™ innovative new packable rock bar expands digging tools from dirt to rock


posted Mar 26, 2018

Paint Creek Trail, Oakland County, Michigan

A popular community trail through natural areas in southeast Michigan. Designated as a National Recreation Trail in 2006.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Painted Desert Trail, Arizona

This backcountry trail extends over a mile through Imperial National Wildlife Refuge.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Palm Canyon Trail, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona

An area of rugged beauty, Palm Canyon may be the only place in Arizona where native palm trees, California Fan Palms, can be found.


posted Aug 3, 2020

Palmetto Trail Statewide Master Plan

by Palmetto Conservation Foundation, Alta Planning + Design

The Palmetto Trail Statewide Master Plan establishes a ten-year vision for completing and expanding the Palmetto Trail from South Carolina's mountains to its coast.


posted Mar 15, 2017

Pam Gluck honored with Roger and Harvey Bell Award

by Pam Gluck with American Trails

The Professional Trailbuilders Association has honored Pam Gluck with its 2017 Roger and Harvey Bell Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding service to the trails community. The award was presented at the PTBA Trailbuilders Conference in Bend, Oregon, March 15, 2017. Pam provided the following letter in her acceptance of the award.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Paperless Trail

The ongoing challenge of sharing data in a compatible format.


posted Mar 30, 2018

Park and Trail Accessibility Design Guidelines

by MIG, Inc.

An important goal of this plan is to provide integrated recreational experiences for all visitors—with and without disabilities—employing the principles of universal design that are incorporated into these accessibility design guidelines.


posted Jan 19, 2018

Park Guidelines for Off-Highway Vehicles

by National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

The Park Guidelines for Off-Highway Vehicles, an expansive 200-page illustrated manual, is the only publication of its kind.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Parks Paradigm Shift

by Nancy Desmond with Cleveland Metroparks, Andy Williamson

Best practices for either establishing a new bike optimized off-road trail system or better managing your current network.


posted Dec 29, 2023

Parks, Trails, and Health Workbook

by National Park Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Consider this workbook as a starting point. Every project is different. This workbook is intended as a guide to be adapted for specific situations.