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Recreation Trail and Walkway

A recreation trail passing through a woodland

Practice Code: 568
Reporting Unit: Feet (Ft.)

Recreation trails and walkways are pathways prepared especially for pedestrian, equestrian, and cycle travel.

Purposes and Benefits

  • Improves aesthetic and recreation
  • Directs travel away from ecologically sensitive and/or erosion prone areas
  • Where appropriate, provides access to normally inaccessible areas

Conservation Practice Documents

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideDocuments associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.


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