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.


Ben Appleby

Linear Active LLC

Contractor Trainer

Zanesville, OH

I am the founder and owner of Linear Active LLC. I started the business in 2012 after completing my…


Walt Daniels

New York - New Jersey Trail Conference

Trainer Nonprofit

Mohegan Lake, NY


Emma Bixler

CorpsTHAT, Inc.

Trainer Corps Nonprofit

Baltimore, MD

I have worked in the conservation corps industry for over 10 years with a focus on creating…


Marc Hildesheim

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Vaughn, MT

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


Charlotte Staats

Adirondack Mountain Club

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Lake Placid, NY

I am a seasoned trail builder who has worked on trails in New York State since 2015. I've worked…


Kim Frederick

Chinook Associates LLC

Contractor Trainer Agency Corps Nonprofit Higher Education

Golden, CO

Kim Frederick has over 45 years of experience in the design, development and management of…

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Hire Workers

There are 169 profiles on TrailSkills
with Corridor Planning experience.


Matt Able

USDA Forest Service


Winchester, KY


Andrew Deci

Maine Coast Heritage Trust


Topsham, ME


Mariah Keagy


Contractor Trainer

Morristown, VT

Mariah Keagy began her career in trail construction and reconstruction in the Green Mountains…


Kristen Thrall

USDA Forest Service


Cadillac, MI


Josh Andreska

USDA Forest Service


Fairfield, ID


Chad Irey

Dirt Artisans


Crescent Springs, KY

Chad Irey President Elsmere, KY As a professional trailbuilder since 2012, Chad believes in a…

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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