Corridor Planning

Corridor Planning Skill Definition:

Identify potential areas (broad corridors) that meet the purpose and need of the project. Work with staff and partners to assess the proposed corridor(s) by analyzing resource data and management plan alignment.

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Resources for Corridor Planning

The Value of Trail Assessments
The Value of Trail Assessments

Hosted in partnership with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council, this webinar will cover not only the importance of conducting trail assessments but also how to turn those assessments into descriptive reports that facilitate trail…

Introduction to Trail Planning
Introduction to Trail Planning

One part of a three-part series on the Introduction to Trail Planning, Design and Development, and Management. PART ONE: In the Introduction to Trail Planning we will discuss different types of trail plans including Master Plans Conceptual Plans,…

Evaluating Erosion
Evaluating Erosion

One important factor that we examine when we assess the condition of a trail is the effect that erosion is having upon the trail surface. This video covers three of the most obvious signs of trail erosion: loose rocks, cuts and areas of deposition.…

Foundations of Sustainable Trails: Tread and Alignment​
Foundations of Sustainable Trails: Tread and Alignment​

Explore foundational concepts related to the principles and applications of trail tread and alignment—all through the lens of developing and maintaining a sustainable trail. This course will introduce basic trail design elements as well as processes…

North Country Trail Handbook
North Country Trail Handbook

The North Country National Scenic Trail (NST) extends for thousands of miles across seven states. Its layout, design, construction, and maintenance require the participation of a myriad of individuals and groups.

Custom Trainings

There are 47 trainers on TrailSkills
with Corridor Planning experience.


Deno Contos

Contractor Trainer

Greenville, SC

Benchmark Trails is a full service trail design, layout and construction firm with over 20 years of…


Dylan Lang

Conservation Legacy

Trainer Corps

Salida, CO


Mike Riter

Trail Design Specialists (Georgia)

Contractor Trainer

Danielsville, GA

We are a full service trail company. Our services include trail design, construction and…


Ben Ervin

Alaska Trails

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Anchorage, AK


Marc Hildesheim

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Vaughn, MT

Marc Hildesheim is a lifelong OHV enthusiasts who lives in Eastern Washington with his wife, three…


Jerome Pelland

Sentiers Boréals, Inc.

Contractor Trainer


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Hire Workers

There are 169 profiles on TrailSkills
with Corridor Planning experience.


Amanda Lewis

Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation


Northampton, MA


Larry Lechner

Trainer Higher Education

Bellvue, CO

Member of Center for Protected Area Management and Training at Colorado State University,…


Josh Reynolds

Trustees of Reservations


Northampton, MA

I am a full-time, year-round member of the Trails Team for Massachusetts non-profit The Trustees of…


Bryan G

Corps Nonprofit

Chicago, IL

I believe that everybody in this nature is placed in this world for a purpose. Placing…


Kevin Simpson

Mountain Surf Creative

Contractor Trainer Higher Education

Quincy, CA

Kevin founded Mountain Surf Creative in 2023 as a way to bring creative solutions to trail related…


Jason Neel

USDA Forest Service


Glenwood, NM

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Trail Skills Collaborators
Federal Highway Administration USDA Forest Service National Park Service Bureau of Land Management
American Trails Professional TrailBuilders Association Partnership for the National Trails System Northern Vermont University Northwest Arkansas Community College Eppley Institute Corps Network