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published Apr 1, 1998

Mountain Bike Accessories for Trail Work

by USDA Forest Service

This case study shows how the Seward Ranger District on the Chugach National Forest uses mountain bikes.


published Oct 1, 1998

Off-Highway Vehicle Trail and Road Grading Equipment

by USDA Forest Service, Federal Highway Administration

The Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC) was asked to find a good way to maintain a 40-mile (64-k) motorcycle and all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) trail on the Francis Marion National Forest in coastal South Carolina. Heavy use leaves a washboard surface that progresses to mounds and gullies several feet across. These are called "whoop-de-doos," and trail users find them both unpleasant and unsafe.


published Jul 1, 1998

Cattle Guards for Off-Highway Vehicle Trails

by USDA Forest Service

One of the greatest sources of contention between recreationists and livestock permittees as trail use increases is gates.


published Apr 4, 2002

Roadway and Bikeway Maintenance Practices

Specific issues and goals for maintaining bikeways and the roadway edge where the majority of bicycling takes place.


posted May 30, 2018

Partnerships for Better Trails

The State of Maryland and bicyclists work together to improve trails and for trail training.


posted May 30, 2018

Forest Trails in Ohio Recover from Winter Floods

The closing of these trails and subsequent impacts to the local economy was a revelation to many in the community and the Forest Service.


posted May 30, 2018

Why Do People Leave the Trail?

by Karen Umphress with UP! Outside

Stay on the Trail!


published Nov 1, 2003

Travel Management Signs for Public Lands in Colorado

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


published Dec 1, 2000

Trails Assessment and Recommendations for Management

An Assessment of Trails, Watercourses, Soils, and Redwood Forest Health in Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, California.


published Aug 8, 2003

Used steel well casings make better culverts

The next time you need some culverts on your trail try used steel casings. You'll like them!


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posted Feb 19, 2020

Threats to Trails


Results from the Business Directory


Timber and Stone, LLC

East Montpelier, Vermont

Providing construction expertise to land managers seeking to sustainably design, build, or maintain recreational trails.


4764 Center Road, East Montpelier, Vermont 05651
(802) 522-9856 • [email protected]

Progressive Trail Design

Bentonville, Arkansas

Progressive Trail Design, LLC is a trail building company that designs, installs, and maintains sustainable multi-use trail systems.


410 SW. A. Street, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
(720) 201-6490 • [email protected]

High Cascades Forest Volunteers

Springfield, Oregon

The mission of the High Cascades Forest Volunteers is to help maintain, restore and preserve the public lands and resources administered by the National Forest Service for present and future generations.


3106 Pierce Parkway Suite D, Springfield, Oregon 97477
(541) 225-6319 • [email protected]

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