Trail Construction (Oct 3, 2021)

The Nevada Regional Trail Training Program (RTTP) is being developed with a grant from the Nevada Recreational Trail Program managed by Nevada State Parks and implemented by American Trails.

Presented by: Chinook Associates LLC, Nevada State Parks, American Trails

Event Details

October 03, 2021

Location: Galena Creek Regional Park

09:00 AM to 04:00 PM (Pacific Time) {more time zones}

10:00 AM to 05:00 PM (Mountain Time)
11:00 AM to 06:00 PM (Central Time)
12:00 PM to 07:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Contact Information

Kim Frederick

[email protected]



This workshop will cover techniques associated with natural surface trail construction. Participants will review corridor clearing and hand-built trail tread construction techniques. As appropriate special trail design elements such as turnpikes, aggregate surfacing, retaining walls and switchbacks will be included. Participants will be provided the opportunity to build a section of trail in a team environment. The workshop will include both lecture and hands-on learning opportunities.


  • Corridor clearing
  • Tread construction
  • Layout and construction of selected infrastructure
  • Worksite and tool safety
Register for free here!

Learning Credits Available

American Trails offers learning credits for our Advancing Trails Webinar Series, our International Trails Symposium and Training Institute, and other trail-related conferences, workshops, and webinars*. Learning credits are included in the registration fee unless otherwise noted.

WEBINARS: If you selected that learning credits are required when registering for a webinar, you will receive an email following the webinar with more details on how to obtain credits (details to receive learning credits for a conference will be explained when you check in at the registration area). Our webinars typically earn the following credits: AICP (1.5 CM), LA CES (1.5 PDH), NRPA CEU equivalency petition (0.10), and other. Credits are available for live and archived webinars starting with our January 2018 webinar.

CONFERENCES: The amount and types of credits earned for conferences depends on the sessions and workshops offered.

If you have any questions on learning credits, please contact [email protected].

*If you are interested in working with American Trails to offer learning credits at your own conference, workshop, or webinar, contact [email protected] to learn more.




While we may individually agree (or disagree) in whole or in part with any or all of the participants, the views expressed in these webinars are not necessarily representative of the views of American Trails as an organization or its board and staff.

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