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posted May 23, 2018

Criteria for Trail Placement, Control Points, and Layout

The following criteria are used in order to determine suitable locations for new trails and trail reroutes within the Kremmling Field Office, Colorado

categories: Colorado
tags: management and operation, restoration, maintenance

posted Apr 20, 2018

Rocky Mountain Pack String promotes stock packing skills

by Glenn Ryan with USDA Forest Service

The Rocky Mountain Regional Specialty Pack String assists in managing and maintaining wilderness and back country areas using traditional animal packing livestock skills.

categories: Colorado
tags: preservation, wilderness, backcountry

published Jan 1, 2016

Economic Contribution of Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation in Colorado

During the 2014–2015 season, motorized recreational enthusiasts spent an estimated $1.6 billion while taking trips using motorized vehicles for recreational purposes. More than 92 percent of these expenditures occurred during the summer recreational season. In addition to spending money on trips, households that participate in motorized recreation also spend money on maintenance, repairs, accessories, vehicle storage, and miscellaneous items associated with their vehicles. Motorized recreational enthusiasts spent more than an estimated $724 million annually on various items to support and enhance their experiences in Colorado, including $163 million in new vehicle purchases. In total, motorized recreational enthusiasts were responsible for $2.3 billion in direct expenditures related to motorized recreation in Colorado during the 2014–2015 season.

categories: Colorado

posted Nov 19, 2018

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Trailhead Design Guidelines

This document provides guidelines to help managers make decisions in a sustainable manner for major trailheads all along the CDNST. Overall principles given here relate to all trailhead sites. However, they also include more detailed guidelines specific to the highly varied settings along the Continental Divide.

categories: Colorado

posted Sep 5, 2018

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) Stepping Up Stewardship

VOC announces their Stepping Up Stewardship Toolkit: a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive set of resources specifically designed to help other groups and organizations start or expand their volunteer programs.

categories: Colorado
tags: volunteers, maintenance, training

posted Jun 9, 2018

Colorado State Parks Motorized Vehicle Trail Use Guidelines

by Colorado State Parks

Safety considerations and trail use guidelines for OHV recreation

categories: Colorado
tags: off-highway vehicles (ohv), safety

posted May 30, 2018

Travel Management Signs for Public Lands in Colorado

Good signs clearly showing which uses are allowed are essential to effective trail management.

categories: Colorado
tags: maintenance, safety

posted May 3, 2018

The Evolution of Denver's Platte River Greenway System

by Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates

A presentation on the emergence and growth of the greenway and open space system in Denver, Co.

categories: Colorado
tags: greenways and open space, livable communities

posted Apr 3, 2018

Nordic Ski Trail Easements and Property Values

The Crested Butte Nordic Council is developing a system of skiing trails in cooperation with private landowners that will connect towns and developments throughout the upper valley.

categories: Colorado
tags: landowner outreach, snow and winter trails

posted Apr 3, 2018

Sand Creek Greenway: Trail User Survey Report

A survey on the urban trail through Denver, Commerce City, and Aurora, Colorado, indicated a lot of satisfaction among greenway users as well as suggestions for improvement.

categories: Colorado
tags: greenways and open space, user surveys, planning

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Great Plains Trail Alliance

Longmont, Colorado

The mission of the GPTA is to establish, develop, preserve and promote a long-distance, public, non-motorized trail running north/south through the Great Plains region of North America for the purposes of recreation, con...

American Trails Member


313 Sherman St., Longmont, Colorado 80501
(303) 746-6995

PeopleForBikes

Boulder, Colorado

Launched in 1999 as Bikes Belong, PeopleForBikes includes both an industry coalition of bicycling suppliers and retailers, as well as a charitable foundation. Our foundation is where we house our major programs and engag...


PO Box 2359, Boulder, Colorado 80306
(303) 449-4893 • [email protected]

Great Outdoors Colorado

Denver, Colorado

GOCO invests a portion of Colorado Lottery proceeds to help preserve and enhance the state's parks, trails, wildlife, rivers, and open spaces. Our independent board awards competitive grants to local governments and land...


1900 Grant Street, Suite 725, Denver, Colorado 80203
(303) 226-4500 • [email protected]

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