published Feb 19, 2020
Lois Bachensky with USDA Forest Service
Trails work on federal lands is planned through a maintenance management system.
published Jan 1, 2012
National Park Service
The Sustainable Trail Guidelines were developed with two primary objectives: to evaluate and prioritize strategies that will improve the existing trail system, and to introduce new trails that can be managed with minimal resources.
published Jul 1, 2009
Terry Whaley with Ozark Greenways, Inc.
While developing policies and regulations for a trail is not a fun task, it will become a necessity in time with any successful trail project.
published Nov 14, 1990
A comprehensive document to guide use policies and regulations for a large suburban trail system south of the Bay Area.
published Jun 1, 1998
Multi-Use Trail Management Policy: User-Group Conflict and Resource Impact Issues.
published May 30, 2018
Survey of mountain biking users from the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) trail system located in northwestern Wisconsin.
published Apr 1, 2001
New research suggests that mountain suggests that mountain bikes and boots leave equal wear and tear on trails. How bikers ride and where hikers step may make more of a difference.
published Oct 1, 2003
A summary of scientific studies that compare mountain biking to other forms of trail travel.
published Jan 1, 2007
Considering the many factors that go into estimating costs for building and managing trails, railtrails, and greenways with examples from Wisconsin.