This 2011 report from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy discusses preliminary considerations and strategies in the process of developing a trail along a waterway. Topics include land ownership, developing an agreement, owner use, liability, maintenance, public safety and other considerations. The report includes sample cooperative agreements between water districts and local jurisdictions for trail development.

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File size: 1.2 MB

Published on 07/01/11

Author: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Collection: Trail Planning

Type: Manual


Tags: Acquisition, Liability/Insurance, Environment, Maintenance, Safety