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posted Aug 14, 2019

6 Solutions for Managing Multi-Use Trails and Conflict

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Let’s face it. Motorized, equestrian, biking, and hiking users do not always get along. When conflicts inevitably arise, what do we do, and how can we avoid it in the first place?

categories: conflict
tags: shared-use, conflict

posted Mar 3, 2020

A Motorized Advocate Explores the Common Ground Between All Trail Users

OHV recreation provides vital funding for all trail types through a fuel tax that funds the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), yet too often there are conflicts between motorized trail users and the broader trail community. American Trails talked to Mathew Giltner of the Silver State Off-Road Alliance in Nevada about the importance of OHV trails, and how we can start bridging communication gaps.

categories: conflict
tags: off-highway vehicles (ohv), conflict

published Jan 1, 2006

Adventure Tourism Park and OHV Trail System Plan

A plan for a series of unique trail systems developed in Knott County, Kentucky. The System includes trails and horseback riding, ATV’s, elk/wildlife viewing, hiking, walking and mountain biking always keeping in mind the three major priorities: safety, protecting the environment, and developing a multiple use trail system in which the trails do not conflict.

categories: conflict
tags: travel & tourism, off-highway vehicles (ohv), safety, conflict

posted Apr 18, 2018

An Equestrian Guide to Trail Etiquette

by Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association

Following is basic “Share the trail Etiquette” that can improve the trail experience for all users.

categories: conflict
tags: conflict, horses and equestrian trails

posted Mar 5, 2018

Conflicts On Multiple-Use Trails

by Roger Moore with North Carolina State University

This synthesis is intended to establish a baseline of the current state of knowledge and practice and to serve as a guide for trail managers and researchers.

categories: conflict
tags: conflict

posted Mar 13, 2018

Crime, Property Values, Trail Opposition & Liability Issues

Three common concerns of trail opposition: crime will go up, property values will go down, liability and lawsuits.

categories: conflict
tags: crime and liability, conflict

posted Aug 1, 2018

FAQ: Examples of trail development ordinances

by American Trails Staff

A few resources on public access to private land. Always check with your local planning department for zoning requirements.

categories: conflict
tags: faq, policy, land and open space, conflict

posted Apr 4, 2020

FAQ: Model Grant of Conservation Easement and Declaration of Covenants 7th Edition

by Pennsylvania Land Trust Association

This article provides users with a state-of-the-art legal document and guidance to customize it to nearly any situation. No conservation easement document has benefited from more real-world testing, user scrutiny, and cycles of peer review.

categories: conflict
tags: faq, conflict, guidelines, policy

posted May 30, 2018

How Agencies Manage Multi-use Trails

Multi-Use Trail Management Policy: User-Group Conflict and Resource Impact Issues.

categories: conflict
tags: sustainable trails, risk management, safety, cost, conflict, policy

published Jan 24, 2019

Mountain Biker Attitudes and Perceptions of eMTBs (electric‐mountain bikes)

This study found that were many misconceptions about what constitutes an eMTB. These misconceptions seem to foster fears and concerns about trail conflict, access, and the morality of individuals using eMTBs.

categories: conflict
tags: e-bikes (electric bicycles), conflict

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