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 Mar 13, 2018

Using Crushed Rock to Improve Trail Drainage and Stability

An Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project.

  • tags: surfaces
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted Apr 3, 2018

California Conservation Corps Learn New Skills on Accessible Urban Trail

San Diego County partnered with the California Conservation Corps to develop an accessible trail surfaced with hardened crushed granite material from TechniSoil LLC.

  • tags: accessibilty, conservation corps
categories: Building and Maintenance, Youth Corps, General Interest, Trail Spotlights

posted Apr 13, 2018

Tools for Trail Work

by Jim Schmid

A wide variety of tools are available to layout, construct, and maintain trails. Local and individual preferences often dictate the kinds of tools which are chosen for various tasks.

  • tags: tools, safety
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Safety Equipment

by Jim Schmid

The following trail work safety tips should be covered with volunteers and crewmembers before the start of any trail work.

  • tags: tools, safety
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Brushing Tools

by Jim Schmid

  • tags: tools
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Sawing and Chopping Tools

by Jim Schmid

  • tags: tools
categories: Building and Maintenance


posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Grubbing and Raking Tools

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used Grubbing and Raking Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.

  • tags: tools
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Digging and Tamping Tools

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used Digging and Tamping Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.

  • tags: tools
categories: Building and Maintenance

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Pounding and Hammering Tools

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used Pounding and Hammering Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.

  • tags: tools, safety
categories: Building and Maintenance