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Find training and resources to help you make recreation facilities and programs accessible to people with all levels of ability.
Learn about rough splitting large granite boulders to prepare for drystone masonry projects in this video as part of the Trades Alive Video Series.
The Park Roads and Parkways Program Handbook provides guidance and best practices for creating safe and cost-effective transportation systems in the NPS.
Tree topping is a drastic pruning practice used to reduce the height of a tree. Learn steps to mitigate the effects of poor pruning or damage to the top of the tree.
Approximately 20% of the population has a disability which means millions of visitors to National Parks have challenges with mobility, hearing & seeing. Learn the top 4 myths of accessible facilities.
There is a great deal of confusion about poison ivy versus poison oak since there are two kinds of poison ivy and two kinds of poison oak. Learn more here!
This fact sheet provides considerations for making transportation systems accessible for persons with disabilities as well as offering additional links.
The Forest Service guide to Road Closures and Obliteration outlines procedures and techniques for closing existing roads on Forest Service lands.
This directory provides a listing of NPS Arborists organized by state.
A calendar of training and conference events for those engaged in trail work at all levels, both professional and volunteer.
North Country National Scenic Trail published this handbook covering the essentials of trail design, construction, and maintenance.
The USFS Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook is a wealth of information related to trail construction, made in partnership with the USDA & FHA
Also provided for other agencies, the USFS Standard Trail Plans provide plans, drawings, and specifications for the construction of Forest Service trails.
Vehicle fire in the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel in Zion National Park