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posted Feb 23, 2021

Smart Outdoor Inc. is Bringing Innovative Signs to Trails in New York and Beyond

Westchester County New York and Friends of Westchester County Parks, in collaboration with Westchester County Parks, announce collaboration with Smart Outdoor to enhance 34.6-mile running trail.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Smith's Island Nature Trail, Iowa

Trail partnerships and community support have made this a successful and popular trail.


posted Sep 25, 2020

Smithsonian Guidelines for Accessible Exhibition Design

Exhibitions are complex presentations that convey concepts, showcase objects, and excite the senses. However, as museums recognize the diversity within their audiences, they realize that exhibitions must do more: exhibitions must teach to different learning styles, respond to issues of cultural and gender equity, and offer multiple levels of information. The resulting changes in exhibitions have made these presentations more understandable, enjoyable, and connected to visitors’ lives.


posted Feb 19, 2018

So You Want to Build a Bike Park?

Learn how to plan and develop a bike park in your community.


posted May 23, 2018

Soil Stabilizers On Universally Accessible Trails

For the past several years, national forests around the country have been looking for ways to make areas more universally accessible, while maintaining a natural appearance that is not as distracting as concrete, asphalt, boardwalks, and other obviously manmade pathways.


posted Oct 13, 2020

Solutions to Homelessness on Trails

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

In August of 2020 American Trails held a webinar called "Balancing Recreational Area Use with Homelessness and Vagrancy." This webinar discussed how the city of Modesto, California dealt with the challenge of homelessness and vagrancy in their parks and trails. These are some key takeaways from the webinar.


posted May 30, 2018

Solving Policy Issues for Trail Systems

by Terry Whaley with Ozark Greenways, Inc.

While developing policies and regulations for a trail is not a fun task, it will become a necessity in time with any successful trail project.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Something for Nothing, Something for Everyone

Some of America’s most exciting and interesting trail destinations are hidden in plain sight, unrecognized by the communities that they link, often with existing infrastructure.


posted Sep 25, 2020

Sometimes All it Takes is One Volunteer

by Stefis Demetropoulos

Stefis Demetropoulos of the Florida Forest Service tells the story of how one volunteer can make a difference.


posted Apr 3, 2018

South Carolina Trails Survey

The purpose of this study was to provide an extensive description of the use of trails in South Carolina.


posted Mar 26, 2018

South Creek Greenway National Recreation Trail, Springfield, Missouri

The eight-mile paved linear park runs through the middle of Springfield, Missouri. It's used for biking, walking, running, enjoying nature close to home, and commuting without a car to work or school.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Southwest Ohio Has The Largest Bikeway Network in the Country! What?

Learn how strong partnerships developed and continue to expand the 300-mile network of multi-use trails.