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posted Mar 10, 2020

Unifying the Trails Community

by American Trails Staff

By recognizing the common goals that all trail user types share, and fighting for those goals together, it is possible to create a real and positive impact on the trails world.

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources
tags: trails move people (tmp), editorial


posted Apr 4, 2020

FAQ: Model Grant of Conservation Easement and Declaration of Covenants 7th Edition

by Pennsylvania Land Trust Association

This article provides users with a state-of-the-art legal document and guidance to customize it to nearly any situation. No conservation easement document has benefited from more real-world testing, user scrutiny, and cycles of peer review.

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources
tags: faq, conflict, guidelines, policy

published Jan 1, 2014

Multi-use Trail Surface Study

by Connecticut Equine Advisory Council

The Equine Advisory Council conducted research and interviews throughout Connecticut to determine project cost and general installation, maintenance, environmental impacts, and suitability for multiple user groups for various surface materials.

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources

posted Nov 5, 2018

Trail design guidelines from city of Toronto

This guidebook benefits from a very clear presentation and covers many examples of urban trail situations. Specific design features for all types of trails and related facilities are included.

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources

posted Sep 17, 2018

FAQ: Determining trail capacity or level of service

by American Trails Staff

How many users can a paved trail support before it becomes too crowded or over used?

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources
tags: faq, shared-use, urban trails, editorial, trail overcrowding and impact

posted Aug 13, 2018

Constructing bicycle trails in conjunction with Interstate Highway construction projects

by American Trails Staff

Examples of bike trails and bike paths that have been built by state departments of transportation

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources
tags: bicycle, urban trails, funding

posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Building trails near ports

by American Trails Staff

Examples of combined recreational and industrial uses on east and west coast port properties.

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources
tags: faq, shared-use, editorial

posted Jul 23, 2018

Trails Community: Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada

by American Trails Staff

Summerlin is one of three communities from across the nation selected to serve as fitting models for excellence in trails within a private development.

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources
tags: urban trails, economic, health, land and open space, partnerships

posted Jul 23, 2018

FAQ: Should golf carts be allowed on paved trails in a small community?

by American Trails Staff

Ultimately, this can be an accessibility issue if you want to deal with that.

categories: Shared-Use Trail Resources
tags: faq, editorial, mobility devices, e-bikes (electric bicycles)

Results from the Business Directory


Professional TrailBuilders Association

Boulder, Colorado

Supporting quality trailbuilding since 1976.


100 South 36th Street, Boulder, Colorado 80305
(360) 734-7270 • [email protected]

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

Washington, District of Columbia

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. RTC’s mi...


National Headquarters: 2121 Ward Court NW, 5th Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20037
(202) 331-9696

White Mountain Trail Collective

Ashland, New Hampshire

To preserve the legacy of trail stewardship in the White Mountains Region by supporting and enhancing sustainable care of our trails.


PO Box 26, Ashland, New Hampshire 03217
[email protected]

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