published Dec 5, 2019
American Trails Staff
Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: construction of trails; construction of various trail elements; construction of trailheads and related facilities.
published Sep 25, 2019
Guy Zoellner with USDA Forest Service
Packers still play an important role in backcountry trail development.
published Aug 28, 2019
Hannah Traverse with The Corps Network
Why trail managers often engage Conservation Corps on maintenance projects, and why you might see more Corps on our trails.
published Jul 8, 2019
Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks
The challenges of balancing ecological protection, physical management and social demands on natural surface hiking, equestrian, mountain biking and multi-use trails can be overwhelming. However, it IS possible to meet these challenges by designing sustainable trails that are created to last into the next century.
published Jan 1, 2018
Mike Passo with American Trails
The thing that excites me is when I go out and I see people using our trails and I see families on the trails, you know? It pleases me and excites me that I’m beginning to, once again, see moms and dads and kids on trails, not just the mountain bikers.