Planning Resources to Consider in Planning New Water Trails
Water trails are a unique form of recreation—in its simplest form it consists of floating with minor balance and navigation. However, the ability to reach the water’s edge is probably one of the largest obstacles to participation.
Strat and plan
Published January 01, 2014
The Continental Divide Trail Coalition surveyed 200 small business owners along the CDT and found that 86% say trails are vital to the economy of their communities.
Dedicated volunteers are working to improve and complete the trail that runs across seven northern states.
Nominations for the 2019 Coalition for Recreational Trails Achievement Awards are due May 1, 2019.
Recently American Trails conducted a survey of the trails community to find out how this pandemic has impacted trail projects, funding, volunteer work, and more. We also talked to trail users and medical professionals to get their perspective on what they would like to see from the outdoor recreation industry in response to COVID-19.
The Wolf River Greenway Trail is a 1.67 mile long paved, shaded trail that parallels the Wolf River. It provides pedestrians and bikers with views of the river and several ponds, wildlife habitat, and lush timberlands.
Take away tools include how to train volunteers, bring a recognizable present to public lands, maintain motorized trails, and educate the public.