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posted May 30, 2018

Travel Management Signs for Public Lands in Colorado

Good signs clearly showing which uses are allowed are essential to effective trail management.


posted Mar 6, 2018

Caring for Cairns at Acadia National Park

by National Park Service

Cairns need care. For the trail user, the message is clear: "Preserve the mountain landscape. Please do not add to or build cairns or other rock objects. Leave the mountain and the rocks as you find them."


posted May 30, 2018

Natural Resource Impacts of Mountain Biking

A summary of scientific studies that compare mountain biking to other forms of trail travel.


posted May 23, 2018

Used Steel Well Casings Make Better Culverts

The next time you need some culverts on your trail try used steel casings. You'll like them!


posted Jan 24, 2018

Design and Management for Backcountry Horse Trails

by Jim Murphy with Back Country Horsemen of America

Trail conflict occurs: among different user groups, among different users within the same group, and as a result of factors not related to a users' trail activities.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Cross Vermont Trail, Vermont

A 75-mile trail and greenway that will span the entire state from Burlington to Newbury, linking 17 communities, 10 village centers, 10 state parks, numerous schools and trail systems.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Massanutten Mountain Trail, Virginia

The trail is steeped in history, and offers a rich diversity of eastern wildflowers and animals in the area of Virginia between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Great North Mountain to the west.


posted Mar 27, 2018

The Maah Daah Hey Trail, North Dakota

The trail passes through some of the most pristine remote areas of the USDA's National Grasslands.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Central Arizona Project National Recreation Trail, Arizona

Vision is to create a recreational trail stretching the entire 336 miles of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal.


posted Mar 27, 2018

The Village of Bluffton Pathway, Ohio

Woods and parks line this neighborhood trail.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Ghost Town National Recreation Trail, Pennsylvania

A glimpse of the early 1900s as the rail trail passes through several abandoned coal mining towns.


posted Mar 27, 2018

The Tahoe Rim Trail, Nevada and California

The Tahoe Rim Trail is a 170 mile scenic backcountry non-motorized trail system looping along the ridgeline surrounding Lake Tahoe. It consists of the Tahoe Rim National Recreation Trail (120 miles) on the East, North and West sides of the lake, and 50 miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail on the West and South.