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published Sep 1, 2019

WSDOT Shared-Use Path Design Manual

by Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

A Washington State DOT guide to designing shared-use paths.


published Feb 3, 2020

What is the Typical Width of a Shared-Use Trail?

by American Trails Staff

The best answer that you will get for how wide a trail should be is “It depends.”


posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Design Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: layout of trails; design for different trail activities; types of trails.


posted Dec 5, 2019

Trail Construction Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: construction of trails; construction of various trail elements; construction of trailheads and related facilities.


Results from the Business Directory


Appalachian Dirt

Davis, West Virginia

Appalachian Dirt is a small trail specialty company, run by Zachary Adams, and is based out of Davis in the West Virginia Highlands. Appalachian Dirt specializes in the design and builds of multi-use, natural surface tra...


22 Thistle Lane, Davis, West Virginia 26260
(717) 448-3228 • [email protected]

Wilderness Property Management / WPM Trails

Wevertown, New York

Wilderness Property Management Inc./WPM Trails is an outdoor recreation development company.


3999 NY-8, Wevertown, Wevertown, New York 12886
(518) 683-2005 • [email protected]

Lifetime Outdoor, Inc.

Wycliffe, British Columbia, Canada

Specialized trail builders in sensitive terrain and technical mountainous terrain, complex back country logistics, and bike parks.


Wycliffe, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 427-0877 • [email protected]

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