Our Work

Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve Trail System

Trinity Works

CLIENT

Mount Hope, West Virginia

LOCATION

Non-Profit

CLIENT TYPE

SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Field-based assessment
  • Design review
  • Trail planning & design
  • Coordinated construction budget and schedule

PROJECT ELEMENTS

  • Extensive trail system
  • Universal access aggregate trail
  • Recreational nature trail

PROJECT DETAILS

Penn Trails served as the prime contractor to provide trail project pre-construction services for an extensive pedestrian trail system at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, the Boy Scouts of America new 10,000 acre national Jamboree site that opened in June 2013.  The intensive two-month project, which included multiple subcontractor specialists, encompassed several hundred hours of field based Assessments on site to plan the layout and alignment of a 30+ mile trail system, as well as create and produce the design, planning, and construction budget for the multi-million dollar natural surface hiking and pedestrian trail project. This included more than 10 miles of proposed universally accessible trails that would handle up to 50,000 users per week.