Services

We have helped to assess, conceptualize, plan and construct hundreds of miles of trails and pathways and have decades of experience in the industry.

At Penn Trails, we focus on providing guidance and direction that addresses your unique environment, focuses on your desired trail users and supports ongoing sustainable management of your trails as an integrated element of your natural resource assets. We know what it takes to develop a project through every stage from concept to reality, and our team is passionate about creating unique, engaging, sustainable places.

OUR CLIENTS INCLUDE

Non-Profit Land Trusts

Land Conservancies

County and Municipal Parks & Recreation Agencies

Botanical Gardens and Historical Sites

State Parks and Forests

TRAILS

We love trails so much, it’s in our name. We have decades of experience working with every type of trail imaginable, from urban shared-use paths, to picturesque boardwalks through sensitive wetland areas, to rugged wilderness hiking trails.

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Universal Access Trails

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Existing Trail Assessment

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Aggregate Trails

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Trail Rehabilitation

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Natural Surface Trails

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Trail Feasibility Studies

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

At Penn Trails, we aim to see your trail projects succeed in both the short term and the long term. Our team helps manage every detail of even the most complex projects. Our hands-on approach helps move your project from concept to reality.

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Assessment

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Construction Management

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Conceptual Planning

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Feasibility & Budget

MASTER PLANNING

No matter how big the site, it’s important to have a fully developed vision. We can work with you to create a master plan that reflects the unique character, use, and future for your site.

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Visioning

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Recreation Networks

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Stakeholder Input

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Management Objectives

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Conservation Planning

NATURAL RESOURCES

We view trails as linear environmental opportunities that extend well beyond the perceived trail corridor. Our team performs a wide range of environmental services that support not only our clients’ trail systems, but also the landscape itself.

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GIS Mapping

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Sustainable Landscape Design

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Arboriculture & Tree-Risk Assessment

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GIS Data Collection

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Ecological Restoration

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Forest Stand Delineation

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Wetland Delineation & Permitting

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Planting Plans

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Invasive Plant Assessment & Management

WORKSHOPS & TRAININGS

We provide a wide range of education classes, seminars, presentations and training workshops. We enjoy working closely with our clients to develop and execute these programs.

If your organization is interested in offering a Penn Trails program, we offer the opportunity to host, or sponsor an event for both internal staff and volunteers, as well as the public .

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Trail Construction

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Trail Layout & Design

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Rock Work for Trails

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Universal Access Trail Design

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Trees & Trails

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Project Management

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Trail Crew Management & Leadership