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Trail Maintenance 101

An overview trail maintenance used by the New York/NewJersey Trail Conference.

by New York - New Jersey Trail Conference


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Published October 29, 2005

About the Author


The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference maintains over 2,100 miles of trails in the New York metropolitan area.

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