published Aug 2019
by Lois Bachensky with USDA Forest Service
A crusher fine trail combines the rustic feeling of a natural surface trail with a surface type that's durable (but not concrete or asphalt). The natural gravel-like surface feels more like a trail than a hard surfaced path and fits in well with primitive settings.
published Sep 2010
Questions and Answers to help trail managers respond to recent Department of Justice rule on Wheelchairs and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices (updated February 19, 2011)
published Oct 2019
by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) are all hot topics in the outdoors world, getting more attention than ever, and increasingly being recognized for their importance.
posted May 22, 2022
Leave No Trace educational techniques.
published Jul 2014
Generally there are no difficulty ratings for OHV trails.
published Mar 2019
Finely crushed rock (crusher fines) is a useful alternative to paving trails that accommodates most trail activities.
published Jul 2018
It’s up to you as a park steward to instill a sense of appreciation for the story that needs to be told – interpretive theme and messages of the trail must be well planned.