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posted May 23, 2018

Criteria for Trail Placement, Control Points, and Layout

The following criteria are used in order to determine suitable locations for new trails and trail reroutes within the Kremmling Field Office, Colorado

categories: management and operation
tags: management and operation, restoration, maintenance

posted Jul 25, 2018

FAQ: Inquiry on hiking trails - what it takes to create a trail and everything else about a trail!

by American Trails Staff

Q&A on hiking trail building, design and maintenance.

categories: management and operation
tags: faq, funding, maintenance, management and operation, hiking

posted Apr 23, 2018

Triad Partnership protects and manages the Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin

by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

The Ice Age Trail Triad shows that the federal government, a state agency, and a nonprofit can all work together to accomplish a lot more than they could if they worked on their own.

categories: management and operation
tags: partnerships, volunteers, conservation and environment, management and operation, youth corps, hiking

posted Mar 5, 2018

Trail Operation and Maintenance Requirements

The County of Cumberland, NJ studied a series of railroad corridors for possible trail use including maintenance responsibilities. The Feasibility Study was written by Campbell Thomas & Co. of Philadelphia, PA.

categories: management and operation
tags: maintenance, management and operation, rails-to-trails

posted Feb 6, 2018

Rail-Trail Maintenance & Operation

by Tim Poole with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (Northeast Regional Office)

In about two decades, rail-trails have risen from obscurity to become highly valued amenities for many American communities. Rail-trails preserve natural and cultural resources and provide both residents and tourists with attractive places to recreate and safe routes to their destinations.

categories: management and operation
tags: management and operation, safety, surfaces, signs, bridges, drainage, trailheads, interpretation

posted Dec 10, 2019

Trail Warriors

by Lora Goerlich

American Trails contributor Lora Goerlich celebrates Trail Warriors-- park rangers, naturalists, maintenance workers, and staff-- who understand and care about real and sustainable trail access.

categories: management and operation
tags: editorial, management and operation

posted Dec 5, 2019

Organizational Development Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in development of organizations for trails and greenways work: creating and building a nonprofit organization; managing boards and staff; recruiting, training, and rewarding volunteers; managing finances and legal issues.

categories: management and operation
tags: training, skills, management and operation

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Alpine Trails LLC

Bremerton, Washington

Alpine Trails is a fee-based land access program operated on privately owned forest land. A unique characteristic of this working forest is the ever-growing population of the subdivisions that surround it. This fact crea...


7124 State Hwy 3 S.W., Bremerton, Washington 98312
(360) 674-2303 • [email protected]

SHIFT

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

SHIFT attracts a diverse cross-section of stakeholders from the outdoor recreation, conservation, land management, and public health communities, all of whom are united by a fierce passion to protect the natural world in...


PO Box 350, Jackson Hole, Wyoming 83001

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has been dedicated to conserving, restoring and managing the Lake Simcoe watershed since 1951.


120 Bayview Parkway, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada L3Y 3W3
Toll Free: (800) 465-0437 or Main: (905) 895-1281

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