Visitor Use Management and Monitoring

Visitor Use Management and Monitoring Skill Definition:

Manage trails for a variety of uses and visitor experiences while meeting trail objectives. Monitor use to evaluate the trail experience (i.e., "Does the trail meet visitor expectations and agency/org. mission?").

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Resources for Visitor Use Management and Monitoring

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Upcoming trainings for Visitor Use Management and Monitoring

2023 SC BikeWalkTrails Summit
Palmetto Cycling Coalition
Palmetto Cycling Coalition
2023 SC BikeWalkTrails Summit

June 08, 2023

Newberry, South Carolina

Helping Wheelchair Hikers Find Hiking Trails
American Trails
American Trails
Visitor Use Management Workshop
Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals
Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals
Visitor Use Management Workshop

August 15 - 17, 2023

Custom Trainings

Here's a list of Trainers with Visitor Use Management and Monitoring experience:


Matt Malone

Nature Trails, LLC

Contractor Trainer

Allie Maloney

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Whitefish, Mt

Allie Maloney is the Coordinator for the Flathead Trails Association. Her experience includes trail…


Caelan Parker

USDA Forest Service

Trainer Agency

Mccall, Id

I am an early-career trails professional with the Forest Service. I have seven Agency field seasons…


Mike Passo

American Trails

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Bellingham, Wa

Mike Passo is the Executive Director of American Trails. Mike has also served as the Executive…


Jerome Pelland

Sentiers Boréals, Inc.

Contractor Trainer

Jay Post

Trainer Higher Education

Russellville, Ar

I coordinate and teach the Trail Management Certificate Program at Arkansas Tech University. Plus,…


Trail Workers with Visitor Use Management and Monitoring Experience


David Deitemeyer

City of Colorado Springs


Colorado Springs, Co

Professional and licensed Landscape Architect (CO) specializing in the trail planning, design and…


Kay Emery

Mountains to Sound Greenway


Cle Elum, Wa

As the Kittitas Stewardship Coordinator, Kay works with land managers within Kittitas County to…


Pete Englund

Legacy Trails LLC

Contractor Trainer

Madrid, Ia

Pete Englund had been performing crew based trail work across 12 different states for 18 years…


Tim Farris


Jackson, Wy

I am in charge of the Wilderness and Trails program for the Jackson Ranger District on the…


Kevin Forrester


Sturgis, Sd

For over three decades Kevin has planned, built, maintained, and mostly certainly used trails. The…


Kim Frederick

Chinook Associates LLC


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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