Resources for building trails and greenways: design guidelines, construction techniques, materials, trail paving and surfacing, and trailhead signs and facilities.


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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.

  • tags: maintenance
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Protection From Liability: Promoting The Use And Development Of Recreational Trails

The Courts and the Legislature have expressed a clear policy to permit the use of available recreational property, both public and private, in its natural condition, without placing the burden and expense of altering the property and defending claims for injuries on the landowner.

  • tags: safety
categories: Building and Maintenance, Advocacy and Promotion

posted May 30, 2018

Separate Trails Divide; Shared Trails Build Community

Besides being unnecessary, monitoring and enforcing separate trails is a management nightmare.

  • tags: multi-use, safety, conflict
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Partnerships for Better Trails

The State of Maryland and bicyclists work together to improve trails and for trail training.

  • tags: maintenance
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted May 30, 2018

Forest Trails in Ohio Recover from Winter Floods

The closing of these trails and subsequent impacts to the local economy was a revelation to many in the community and the Forest Service.

  • tags: maintenance
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted Jan 24, 2018

Stock-Drawn Equipment for Trail Work

by USDA Forest Service

Locating replacement parts for the stock-drawn hillside plows of yesteryear.

  • tags: maintenance
categories: Building and Maintenance




posted Jul 2, 2018

Trails of Vernon, New Jersey are a Community Effort

A one hour drive from New York City brings you to the bucolic settings of Vernon, New Jersey nestled in at 435’ above sea level. Vernon provides an ideal environment for those that love nature all year round.

  • tags: greenway, wildlife, urban
categories: Building and Maintenance, Volunteers, Benefits of Trails