filed under: livable/active communities
Making the Connection Between Public and Private Trails
Join this session to learn how to build a public/private trail network that turns homes into trailheads.
Speakers: Tim Adams, Executive Director, Teton Valley Trails And Pathways; Carol Potter, Executive Director, Mountain Trails Foundation
From the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal, popular media increasingly tell the story of homeowners’ desires to have trails accessible from their doorstep. To meet this growing desire, it is critical for trail planners to work closely with private developers. In fact, the very success of many community trail networks is reliant upon the integration of public trails with private development pathways. This presentation will offer two perspectives on how trail advocates, local governments and developers are working together to achieve success. Join this session to learn how to build a public/private trail network that turns homes into trailheads.
Recommendations from American Trails
Everything you need to know about the positive impact of trails on health, environment, economics, and more.
A 48-mile water trail along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia. The water trail is contained within the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (NRA).
In April 2021, the City of Columbia, South Carolina used Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds to improve the Owens Field Pump Track