On the Trail of Trails: A Dialogue

Painted Cave Trail

Trails mean many things to many people. Only a bit more than a century ago, pedestrian-equestrian trails were the dominant and primary mode of terrestrial travel and transport across the planet. Until the rise of the automobile, the vast majority Read More …

Looking West: Trails Classifications

Echo Meadows on the Oregon Trail

This article is about the six emigrant trail categories designed to assess the condition of trail segments at the time of mapping, and to establish a basis for protecting and preserving those trails.

Exploring Interpretive Trails

Interpretive trails provide a point of intersection where archaeology, public anthropology, critical heritage studies, cultural preservation, and management all intersect and inform each other in important ways. As connective landscapes, interpretive trails share similarities with distinct archaeological sites and places, Read More …