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Appendix 1: National Recreational Trails Advisory Committee

Government (Chair)
Stuart H. Macdonald
State Trails Coordinator
Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation
1313 Sherman Street, Rm 618
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 866-3203 ext 306
FAX (303) 866-3206

4-Wheel Driving
Henry Agonia
North Bakersfield Recreation and Park District
405 Galaxy Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(805) 392 2000
FAX (805) 392-2041

Jeffrey L. Butson
State of Wisconsin, State Trails Council
5002 Sheboygon Avenue #148
Madison,WI 53705
(608) 266-9600
FAX (608) 266-3957

Donald M. Carlson
2649 Randy Avenue
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
(612) 429-1041

Bill Flournoy
Chief, Environmental Assessment
North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health and
Natural Resources
P.O. Box 27687
Raleigh, NC 27611
(919) 715 4191
FAX (919) 733-2622

Water Trail
Bruce T. Kerfoot
750 Gunflint Trail
Grand Marais, MN 55604
(218) 388-2294
FAX (218) 388-9429

All-Terrain Vehicle Riding
George M. Lear
15119 Old Dale Road
Centreville, VA 22020
(703) 818-7169

Roberta "Bobbi" Lipka
American Horse Council Director
6171 Chili Riga Center Rd.
Churchville, NY 14428
(716) 293 2561

Cross-Country Skiing
Anne Lusk
Vermont Trails & Greenways Council
1531 River Road
Stowe, VT 05672
(802) 253 7758
FAX (802) 244-1481

Hunting & Fishing
Loren Lutz
3113 Mesaloa Lane
Pasadena, CA 91107
(818) 797 1287

Bernice E. Paige
Idaho Trails Council
P.O. Box 1629
Sun Valley, ID 83353
.(208) 622-3046

Off-Road Motorcycling
Roger C. Pattison
Clovis Sportcycle Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 2007
Clovis, NM 88101
(505) 389-5269
FAX (505) 389-5357

Appendix 2: Organizations to Contact for Additional Information

Adventure Cycling Association
(formerly Bikecentennial)
P.O. Box 8308 Missoula, MT 59807
(406) 721-1776

American Hiking Society
P.O. Box 20160
Washington, DC 20041
(703) 255-9304

American Honda
1919 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90501-2746
(310) 783-3786

American Horse Council
1700 K Street,
NW Washington, DC 20006
(202) 296-4031

Appalachian Mountain Club
5 Joy Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 523-0636

Appalachian Trail Conference
P.O. Box 236
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
(304) 535-6331

Arizona State Parks
1300 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-4174

Back Country Horsemen of America
P.O. Box 597
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 755-2014

Backcountry Horsemen of Idaho
P.O. Box 513
Salmon, ID 83467

Backcountry Horsemen of Washington
P.O. Box 563
Leavenworth, WA 98826
(509) 763-3470

Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Statehouse Mail
Boise, ID 83720-8000

Idaho Trails Council
P.O. Box 1629
Sun Valley, ID 83353
(208) 622-3046

International Mountain Bicycling Association
P.O. Box 7578
Boulder, CO 80306-7578
(303) 545-9011

International Snowmobile Council
3975 University Drive, Suite 310 Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 273-9606

International Snowmobile Industry
3975 University Drive, Suite 310
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 273-9606

Izaac Walton League of America
1401 Wilson Blvd., Level B
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 528-1818

Izaac Walton League of America
Milwaukee Chapter
3540 N. Maryland Avenue
Shorewood, WI 53211

League of American Bicyclists
(formerly League of American Wheelmen)
190 W. Ostend St., Suite 120
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 539-3399

Low Impact Mountain Bicyclists of Missoula
P.O. Box 2896
Missoula, MT 59806

Metro Trail System Committee
6631 South University Blvd.
Littleton, CO 80121
(303) 795-6531

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
1400 16th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 797-5400

Recreational Equipment, Inc.
P.O. Box 88125
Seattle, WA 98138-2125
(800) 426-4840

Responsible Snowmobiling Program
(Steer Clear Campaign)
735 North Water Street, Suite 618
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
(414) 276-4242

Southern Arizona Mountain Bike Association
3232 East Speedway
Tucson, AZ 85715
(602) 327-3232

Specialty Vehicle Institute of America
2 Jenner Street, Suite 150
Irving, CA 92718
(714) 727-3727

Steer Clear-Responsible
Snowmobiling Program
625 North Milwaukee Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
(414) 276-4242

Tread Lightly! Inc.
Suite 325-C
298-24th Street
Ogden, Utah 84401
(801) 627-0077

United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Inc.
4505 W. 700 So.
Shelbyville, IN 46176

United States Ski Association
Box 777
Brattleboro, VT 05301

Backcountry Horsemen of Washington
Olympic Chapter
P.O. Box 434
Burley, WA 98322

Bay Area Ridge Trail Council
311 California Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 391-0697

Bicycle Federation of America (BFA)
1506 21st Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 463-6622

Bicycling Magazine
C/O Rodale Press
P.O. Box 6098
Emmaus, PA 18098
(800) 845-8050

Blue Ribbon Coalition
P.O. Box 5449
Pocatello, ID 83202
(208) 237-1557

California Department of Parks and
Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation
P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001
(916) 653-9072

Cascade Bike Club
(206) 522-3222
For recording, 206-522-BIKE

East Bay Regional Park District
2950 Peralta Oaks Court
P.O. Box 5381
Oakland, CA 94605-0381
(510) 635-0135

Greenways, Inc.
121 Edinburgh South, Suite 210
Gary, NC 27511
(919) 380-0127

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
330 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA 94022-1404
(415) 691-1200

Motorcycle Industry Council, Inc.
2 Jenner Street, Suite 150
Irvine, CA 92718
(714) 727-4211

National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council
P.O. Box 2225
Torrance, CA 90509-2225
(310) 783-3888

National Off-Road Bicycling Association
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 578-4717

National Park Service-Rivers, Trails, and
Conservation Assistance Program
800 North Capitol St. NW, Suite 490
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 343-3780

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
288 Main Street
Lander, WY
(307) 332-6973

National Snowmobile Foundation
3975 University Drive, Suite 310
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
(703) 273-9606

New England Mountain Bike Association
69 Spring Street
Cambridge, MA 02141

Pima County Parks and Recreation
1204 West Silverlake
Tucson, AZ 85713
(602) 740-2690

PIMA Trails Association
5660 Paseo de la
Tirada Tucson, AZ 85715
(602) 577-2095

Urban Edges
1401 Blake Street, Suite 301
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-8107

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Forest Service
America's Great Outdoors, Suite 726
1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20090

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Forest Service
Northern Region
P.O. Box 7669
Missoula, MT 59807
(406) 329-3711

U.S. Department of Interior
Bureau of Land Management
Unlimited Outdoor Adventure
Washington, DC 20240

Utah Department of Natural Resources
1636 West North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT84111

Utah Mountain Bike Association (UMBA)
476 East South Temple, Suite 246
Salt Lake City, UT84111
(801) 531-7703

Appendix 3: Persons Contributing Information for This Report

Steve Anderson
PIMA Trails Association
(602) 296-2260

Harry Baker
CA 4WD Clubs Inc.
(818) 705-3930

Attila Bality
National Park Service
(505) 988-6775

Mike Barrow
Boulder Off-Road Alliance
(303) 924-2730

Ron Blakemore
Ventura County, CA
(805) 654-3962

Peter Bluhon
Bay Area Ridge Trail
(510) 236-7435

Brent Botts
USDA Forest Service
(202) 205-1313

Jude Carino
Bureau of Land Management
(307) 261-7600

Debbie Chavez
Pacific SW Experiment Station-USDA
(909) 276-6285

Clark Collins
Blue Ribbon Coalition
(208) 237-1557

Dan Collins
Trails & Waterways Unit
DNR St. Paul MN
(612) 296-6048

Adena Cook
Blue Ribbon Coalition
(208) 522-7339

Chris Frado
Cross Country Ski Areas Association
(603) 239-4341

Barrie Freeman
(ROMP and STOMP event organizer)
(415) 949-3137

Pam Gilmore
Arizona State Parks
(602) 542-1996

Alan Goldman
Bike Council of Marin
(415) 543-3749

Alan Graefe
Pennsylvania State University
(814) 863-8986

Nora Hamilton
USDA Forest Service
(707) 275-2361

David Hammer
Wisconsin State Parks, DNR
(608) 264-6034

Bob Hammond
N. Virginia Trail Riders
(202) 258-1098

Randy Harden
National Off-Highway Vehicle
Conservation Council
(414) 458-3000

Bill Harris
CO Plateau Mountain Biking Trail
(303) 249-8055

Jim Hasenauer
International Mountain Bike
Association (IMBA)
(818) 704-7396

Susan Henley
American Hiking Association
(703) 255-9304

Pennie McEdward-Rand
Catamount Trails Association
(802) 864-5794

Roy Muth
Coalition for Recreation Trails
(703) 273-9606

Katherine Nichols
Texas Parks & Wildlife
(512) 389-4680

Elizabeth Owen
Bureau of Land Management
(202) 452-7796

Hank Park
Rails-To-Trails Conservancy
(202) 797-5400

Wayne Pelkey
VT Association of Snow Travelers
(802) 229-4202

Paul Peterson
Professional Ski Instructors
(209) 753-2834

Elizabeth Porter
National Park Service
(202) 343-3766

Bob Proudman
Appalachian Trail Conference
(304) 535-6331

Reuben Rajala
(603) 466-3668

Barbara Rice
Bay Area Ridge Trail
(415) 391-0697

Karen-Lee Ryan
Rails-To-Trails Conservancy
(202) 797-5400

Jim Schmid
Coronodo National Forest
(602) 670-4513

Charlie Willard
California Department of Parks and Recreation
(916) 653-8803

Curtis Yates
North Carolina State Bicycle Program
(919) 733-2804

Jeff Cook
Idaho Parks and Recreation
(208) 327-7444

Jim Cooper
Bureau of Land Management
(707) 462-3873

Tom Crimmins
USDA Forest Service Region 5 OHV
(415) 275-2361

Cynthia D'Agosta
Los Angeles Parks and Recreation
(213) 738-2973

Rob Dingman
Motorcycle Industry Council
(703) 416-0444

Robert Doyle
East Bay Regional Park District
(510) 635-0135

Steve Elkinton
National Park Service
(202) 343-3776

George Ely
Rails-To-Trails Conservancy of
(717) 774-2929

John Escobar
MidPeninsula Open Space District
(415) 691-0485

Steve Fiala
East Bay Regional Park District
(510) 635-0135

Mylon Filkins
Backcountry Horsemen of America

Chuck Flink
Greenways, Inc.
(919) 380-0127

Susan Henry
Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Dept.
(405) 521-2973

Charles Huppuch
USDA Forest Service
(404) 347-7392

Scott Iverson
East Bay Regional Park District
(510) 635-0135

Mark Ivy
Delaware Div. of Parks & Recreation
(302) 739-5285

Michael Kelley
International Mountain Bicycling
Association (IMBA)
(510) 528-2453

Bill Kruszka
George Washington National Forest
(703) 984-4101

Alan Lane
Indiana 4WD Association
(812) 477-7871

Ursula Lemanski
National Park Service
(202) 343-3766

Bob Lilly
San Juan National Forest
(303) 385-1201

Amy Mann
American Horse Council
(202) 296-4031

Bill Manning
Trails 2000
(303) 259-4682

Mike McCoy
Adventure Cycling Association
(formerly Bikecentennial)
(406) 721-1776

John Schmill
Dept. of Parks and Recreation, CA
(916) 653-4976

Jeanne Scholl
Boulder Mountain Parks
(303) 441-3408

Robert Searns
Urban Edges
(303) 623-8107

Barbara Sharrow
Bureau of Land Management
(303) 239-3733

Michael Schuett
South West Texas State University
(512) 245-3480

Mike Singleton
KTU & A Consulting
(619) 452-2828

Paul Slavik
American Honda
(310) 783-3786

Dean Swickart
Bureau of Land Management
Folsom Resource Area, CA

Merle Van Home
National Park Service
(202) 343-3780

Bob Walker
Montana Fish & Wildlife
(406) 444-4585

Bruce Ward
American Hiking Society
(703) 255-9304

Bob Wetzel
Stanislaus National Forest
(209) 795-1381

Lauren Whitehead
Saguaro National Monument
(602) 670-6680

Jim Williams
Motorcycle Industry Council
(714) 727-4211

Appendix 4: List of Existing Trail-Sharing Guidelines and Other Educational Materials

The following are examples of trail-sharing guidelines and other educational materials designed to help reduce conflict on trails. The type of material and the organization from which it can be obtained are listed after the title of each. The addresses and phone numbers of these organizations are included in Appendix 2.

"A Snowmobiler's Code of Ethics"
Ten snowmobile use guidelines available from International Snowmobile Industry Association.

"Back Country Horsemen Commandments"
Seven guidelines available from Backcountry Horsemen of Washington, Olympic Chapter.

"Backcountry Trail Etiquette-Minimum Impact and Common Courtesy"
Brochure available from Idaho Trails Council.

"Be a Credit to Our Sport"
Ten mountain biking guidelines contained in Mountain Bike Destinations Guide 1990 (1989, by the editors of Mountain Bike Magazine, Rodale Press, Inc., Emmaus, PA 18098).

"Crested Butte's High Country-To Share and Enjoy"
Brochure available from USDA Forest Service and local ranchers.

"Horse Sense on National Forest Pack Trips"
Brochure available from USDA Forest Service, Northern Region.

"In Their Shoes"
Video and accompanying written scenarios for role-playing and small group discussion. Available for a fee from Arizona State Committee on Trails (ASCOT) through Arizona State Parks.

"Keeping the 'Wild' in Wilderness"
Brochure available from USDA Forest Service, Northern Region.

"Know the Right Way to Bicycle Off-Road"
Two-sided "rack-card" available from the Utah Mountain Bike Association (UMBA) and the Utah Department of Natural Resources.

"Leave No Trace Land Ethics"
Brochure available from the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).

"Low Impact Mountain Bicycling Education Packet"
Video and other materials available for a fee from Low Impact Mountain Bicyclists (LIMB) of Missoula

"Mountain Bicycling Etiquette"
Flier available from Low Impact Mountain Bicyclists (LIMB) of Missoula, USDA Forest Service, and Adventure Cycling Association (formerly Bikecentennial).

"Mountain Bike FYI"
Brochure available from Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI).

"Mountain Manners-A Stock User's Guide to Common Sense and Courtesy in the Back Country"
Brochure available from Backcountry Horsemen of Idaho, Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho Horse Board, Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association.

"Multiple Use Trail Guidelines"
Sign presenting the "IMBA Triangle" of which users should yield to whom. Available from International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA).

"Off-Road Cyclist's Code"
Ten guidelines available in various forms from National Off-Road Bicycle Association (NORBA).

"Operation RPM: Riders Pledge Moderation"
Educational program and snowmobile etiquette guidelines available from International Snowmobile Council.

"Pathways Are for Everyone"
Two-sided "rack-card" available from Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and Idaho Trails Council.

"Recreation Code of Ethics"
Eleven recreational use guidelines available in several forms from Blue Ribbon Coalition.

"Responsible Trail Use Rules"
Card available from East Bay Regional Park District, Metropolitan Horsemen's Association, and Bicycle Trails Council.

"RightRider -Trail Etiquette"
Brochure (No. 1 in a series) available from Motorcycle Industry Council, USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, American Horse Council, and Specialty Vehicle Institute of America.

"Rules of the Trail"
Six trail use guidelines available in many forms from International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA).

"Rules Off the Road"
Brochure available from Bicycling Magazine.

"Share the Trail-Enjoying Your Mountain Bike, Preserving the Land"
Brochure available from International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.

"Share the Trail!"
Brochure available from The Izaak Walton League of America, Wisconsin Chapter.

"Share the Trails"
Brochure available from New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA).

"Sharing the River Park Trail System"
Brochure available from Pima County Parks and Recreation Department, AZ.

"Sharing the Trail!-A Brochure on Wise Trail Use"
Brochure available from Arizona State Parks, Arizona Hiking and Equestrian Trails Committee, USDA Forest Service, and Recreational Equipment, Inc.

"Sharing the Trails-Guidelines for: Bicyclists, Dog Owners, Equestrians, Hikers and Runners"
Brochure available from Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Los Altos, CA.

"Steer Clear-Responsible Snowmobiling Program"
Brochure available from Responsible Snowmobiling Program, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

"The Rules of the Trail"
Flier available from PIMA Trails Association and Southern Arizona Mountain Bike Association(SAMBA).

"Trail Mix"
Brochure available from California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division.

"Trail Safety"
Brochure available from East Bay Regional Park District, CA.

"Trail Safety and Ethics Guidelines"
Contained in Arizona State Trails Guide available from Arizona Hiking and Equestrian Trails Committee, Arizona State Parks.

"Trails Are for Everyone"
Brochure available from Metro Trail System Committee, Denver.

"Tread Lightly Crew"
Brochure available from Backcountry Horsemen of Washington.

"TREAD LIGHTLY on Public and Private Lands-A Land Use Ethics Program"
Booklet available from TREAD LIGHTLY! Inc.

"Winter Recreation Code of Ethics"
Ten guidelines available from the International Snowmobile Council.

Updated: 2/11/2014
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