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posted Mar 27, 2019

Adopter Handbook for North County Trail

The North Country National Scenic Trail facilitates trail maintenance through a system of Trail Adopters who take responsibility for sections of trail. The NCTA Adopter Handbook notes that “A good trail experience is what gains support for the trail and ultimately increases membership.” The Handbook details standards for signs, blazes, tread, bridges, and campsites.

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posted Jun 7, 2018

Michigan Motorized Trail Signing Handbook

by Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is responsible for assuring the motorized trail system is appropriately signed. This handbook is intended to assist trail sponsors, DNR, United States Department of Agriculture, and Forest Service employees with trail signing responsibilities in developing trail facilities.

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posted May 23, 2018

Asphalt mix developed for better durability with snowmobile use

A new asphalt mix was developed and tested to better withstand snowmobile traffic during the winter months, and to provide a more durable surface for summer trail use.

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published Jan 1, 2012

A Vision of Greenways: Detroit's Greater Riverfront East District

The vision for a new network of greenways in the Greater Riverfront East District of Detroit emerged from the desire to use greenways to connect the diverse neighborhoods of the area to each other and to the city’s magnificent natural asset, the Detroit River.

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published Dec 1, 2000

Midland County Recreation Needs Assessment

The survey provides clear direction for the Commission as they update their county park master plan for the next five years.

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posted Apr 2, 2018

Accessible Trail Opens Michigan’s Ocqueoc Falls to All

by Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division

Ocqueoc Falls Bicentennial Pathway leads visitors to the only publicly owned waterfall in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

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published Feb 7, 2009

Impacts of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail on the Economy and Business Community

The Pere Marquette railroad corridor began as an industrial asset to transport raw materials and finished goods across the state of Michigan. Today the corridor remains a significant transportation asset providing transit, exercise and recreation experiences to residents and tourists.

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published Sep 1, 2000

Study of Nearby Businesses and Adjacent Residential Landowners to the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail

The main purpose of studying nearby businesses and adjacent residential landowners was to better understand the level of support for the extension of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail prior to its construction.

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published Jan 1, 2001

Detroit Greenways Study: Building the Riverfront Greenway

The vision of a continuous greenway along the Detroit River seemed like a dream only a few years ago. But today, communities and businesses in Greater Detroit are redefining their relationship to the river and championing linked greenways along its entire length.

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posted Nov 16, 2018

Discovering the North Country Trail

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Dedicated volunteers are working to improve and complete the trail that runs across seven northern states.

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Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative

Chelsea, Michigan

Our mission is to facilitate the development of non-motorized recreational pathways and to help link Michigan’s growing network of trails. We are working in partnership with the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Comm...


14800 E Old US-12, Chelsea, Michigan 48118
[email protected]

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education

Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) is the premier organization dedicated to serving the needs of recreation and education professionals in non-profit settings.


1100 North Main Street, Suite 108, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
(810) 299-2782

Ottawa County Parks Foundation

West Olive, Michigan

The Ottawa County Parks Foundation will raise funds to assist the Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Commission in achieving goals for acquiring land, developing parks and providing parks and recreation services to resid...


PO Box 314, West Olive, Michigan 49460
(616) 215-6544 • [email protected]

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