Trail Design and Construction
Professional Trailbuilders Association-Trail Planning, Design, Construction and Maintenance
US Department of Transportation Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook– Produced in cooperation with the National Recreational Trails Program.
Accessible Trail Layout and Construction – From the National Center on Accessibility: includes surfacing requirements, maintenance, ADAAG links and surfacing manufacturers.
International Mountain Bicycling Association– Construction, maintenance and advocacy for mountain bike trails
Tread Lightly — Nonprofit organization with mission to “empower generations to enjoy the outdoors responsibly through education and stewardship”.
Leave No Trace – Center for Outdoor Ethics International nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships.
Contact information for Regional Trail Specialist, grant programs and maps for paddle trails and the NC Mountains to Sea Trail.
includes maps, regulations, safety times and difficulty ratings
Maps, safety, laws & policy and funding resources.
Nonprofit organization with purpose to work with local and state government officials to preserve abandoned railroad corridors for future transportation and recreational trails.
Multi-use and multi-jurisdictional recreational rail trail through Wake, Durham and Chatham counties in NC.
Links for Clubs, Dealers, Patrols from IMBA
National Trails System
Map and information on the National Trails System including National Recreation Trails, National Scenic and Historic Trails and the Partnership for the National Trails System
National website for nonprofit organization creating a nationwide network of trails from former reail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.
The East Coast Greenway
Linking cities from Maine to Florida.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Volunteer-based private, nonprofit organization dedicated to conservation of the 2,175-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail
American Hiking Society
Trail conservation & policy, articles and fact sheets on trail ecology, safety, economic benefits and funding resources.
Equestrian Land Conservation Resource
Dedicated to promoting access and conservation of land for equestrian use.
Horse and Mule Trails
Links for trails, campgrounds, trail rides and overnight hosts: listed by state with links to local resources.