Recently published online, is a website linked to the USFS outlining the basics of sustainable trails and lists of resources. While aimed at ATV, the message is the same for 4×4 trails.
about the relationship between soil and water and how sustainable trail design can help prevent erosion and other harmful effects caused by erosion.
sustainable trails or improve existing ones using these time-tested techniques, each with detailed descriptions and photos.
existing trails with methods for monitoring trail use and make decisions on how best to target resources for maintaining and improving trails.