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posted Sep 17, 2018

FAQ: Determining trail capacity or level of service

by American Trails Staff

How many users can a paved trail support before it becomes too crowded or over used?

  • tags: faq, multi-use, urban, opinion
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted Sep 17, 2018

FAQ: Our roads are in bad shape...why spend money on trails?

by American Trails Staff

There is a huge amount of evidence that trails add value to properties and bring in significant increases in tourism spending, that roads just do not have.

  • tags: faq, urban, transportation
categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Benefits of Trails, Health

posted Sep 5, 2018

FAQ: Is there a universal difficulty rating system for OHV trails?

by American Trails Staff

Generally there are no difficulty ratings for OHV trails.

  • tags: faq, ohv, safety, signs
categories: Management and Maintenance

posted Aug 2, 2018

FAQ: The difference between a National Historic, Scenic and Recreation Trail

by American Trails Staff

The difference is usually ones of scale, significance, and administration responsibility and how they are designated.

  • tags: faq, national, historic
categories: General Interest

posted Aug 2, 2018

FAQ: When and where to use blazes or markers

by American Trails Staff

Best practices for blaze marking along trails

  • tags: faq, wayfinding, signage, cairns, direction, signs, trailheads, trail signs
categories: Design and Building, Wayfinding

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.

  • tags: faq, policy, land, conflict
categories: Funding and Planning

posted Aug 1, 2018

FAQ: What is the definition of a trail?

by American Trails Staff

What a trail means in legal terms.

  • tags: faq, policy
categories: General Interest


posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Are business plans for trails of any value?

by American Trails Staff

Choosing between a business plan, an economic study, or a feasibility study

  • tags: faq, opinion, case study, economic
categories: Funding and Planning

posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Building trails near ports

by American Trails Staff

Examples of combined recreational and industrial uses on east and west coast port properties.

  • tags: faq, multi-use, opinion
categories: Design and Building, Management and Maintenance