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posted Apr 3, 2018

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.


posted Nov 21, 2022

Rim Rock Trail, Illinois

Rim Rock National Recreation Trail is a wonderfully scenic trail leading around the rim of a rock escarpment, hence its name.


posted May 3, 2018

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.


posted Mar 26, 2018

River Mountains Loop Trail, Nevada

The paved multiple use, multi-jurisdictional trail runs 35 miles around the River Mountains connecting Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam, Boulder City, Henderson, and the Las Vegas Valley.


posted May 7, 2018

River Walk to Creekfront: Community Perseverance Pays Off

by Robert (Bob) Searns with Robert Searns and Associates, Inc.

Downtown San Antonio's River Walk draws over nine million visitors per year.


posted Aug 23, 2018

River's Edge National Recreation Trail, Montana

Whether biking, jogging, in-line skating, running or walking is your favorite outdoor activity, the 53 miles of the River's Edge Trail in Great Falls is the perfect venue. The 19 miles of paved urban trail links many local parks and attractions along both sides of the scenic Missouri River.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Rivergreenway, Fort Wayne and New Haven, Indiana

This 23-mile linear park within the cities of Fort Wayne and New Haven in Allen County, IN is located along the banks of the St. Marys, St. Joseph, and Maumee Rivers.


posted Oct 8, 2018

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 Sep 27, 2023

Roadmap for a 21st Century Outdoor Workforce

by Outdoor Recreation Roundtable

Outdoor Workforce White Paper


posted Feb 19, 2018

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.


posted May 30, 2018

Roadway and Bikeway Maintenance Practices

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


posted Sep 25, 2023

Robert Spurlock: Career Pathways Profile

A career profile of Robert Spurlock, representing a typical career in the trails world.