posted Sep 6, 2018
Visitor use impacts associated with the Appalachian Trail include use of the footpath itself, overnight use areas (both designated and bootleg), and human waste management.
posted Jul 20, 2018
by Jimmi Lossing with Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
A planning team comprised of the project partners and local residents was formed to address an unplanned system of trails and off-road vehicle routes in the Kansas City open space park.
posted May 30, 2018
In most cases, the same rules set forth for pack stock use on public lands apply to llamas. Llamas have been found to have a similar impact on trails as hikers.
posted Mar 5, 2018
by Woody Keen with Trail Dynamics
A summary of research and studies on factors that affect trails management strategy and determining uses for each trail.
posted Feb 14, 2018
Learn the basics of developing and managing natural surface, share-used trail systems.The webinar is geared primarily towards beginning and intermediate level trailbuilders: including volunteers, agency staff, and professional trail crews.
posted Feb 5, 2018
This webinar is about equestrians and the elements of success in planning, designing, and building trails and related recreational facilities that function successfully for horseback riders and their animals.
posted Aug 8, 2019
Excess rain negatively impacted trail conditions and access to parks across the country. Flooded, muddy, impassable trails lingered for nearly four months, creating an impatient, ridged mindset in our perceived need to get on the trails. MUD… multiple, long stretches of quaggy, slippery mud with or without standing water were present longer than normal. We expect mud in the spring, but not for four months.
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