Sustainable ATV Trails; Keeping water and soil healthy with sediment control

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.

http://www.fs.fed.us/t-d/atv_trails_site/index.html

learn

about the relationship between soil and water and how sustainable trail design can help prevent erosion and other harmful effects caused by erosion.

build

sustainable trails or improve existing ones using these time-tested techniques, each with detailed descriptions and photos.

manage

existing trails with methods for monitoring trail use and make decisions on how best to target resources for maintaining and improving trails.