Trail Management Policy

Building and maintaining hiking trails is a core service that the Trail Conference provides. This Trail Management Policy specifies the fundamental principles and guidelines governing the management of the trails for which we are responsible. Further details about how this policy is implemented are contained in the practice and procedure documents referenced including the Trail Management Guide.

Status: 
Current version
Committee: 
Board of Directors
Policy Council
Latest significant change: 
05/09/2017
Revision: 
05/09/2017
Type: 
Policy
Document retention: 
Permanently
Document types: 

New York Book-Map and Compass Combo

Venture north after you buy this discounted combo and see the magnificent cliffs of the Gunks and scale the high peaks of the Catskills. Read about New York State’s parks in the New York Walk book, while you get back to nature by using the Suunto compass. 

$52.55

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Venture north after you buy this discounted combo and see the magnificent cliffs of the Gunks and scale the high peaks of the Catskills. Read about New York State’s parks and varied terrain in the New York Walk Book, while you get back to nature by using the Suunto compass. 

All six Catskill maps feature trail distance mileages. Shawangunk Trails’ new map 106B shows hiking distances along the Shawangunk Ridge. The New York Walk Book, 7th edition, was the first book ever published by the Trail Conference. Add on the Suunto Compass and this rugged combo, for use with rugged hiking, will prepare you for forest, vale, hill, and trail - not to mention that the book is half price!

Offer good through the end of May

Included:

  • New York Walk Book, 7th ed., revised, 2007 – half price
  • Catskill Trails map, 11th ed., 2016
  • Shawangunk Trails map, 10th ed., 2016
  • Suunto A-10 Compass with metric and English unit rulers

Me and My Dog in Northern New Jersey Combo

Hiking with your pooch in New Jersey made easy - don’t miss this great book and map combo deal!

$32.79

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Hiking with your pooch in New Jersey made easy - don’t miss this great book and map combo deal!

There’s nothing a dog loves more than a hike in the woods. With this combo you and your best friend can enjoy the trails close to New York City,  as well as trails throughout New Jersey described in the Best Hikes with Dogs New Jersey book by Mary Jasch. Save money by buying this combo package and, best of all, Rusty will be well-behaved for hours after the hike.

Offer good through the end of May

Included:

  • Best Hikes with Dogs New Jersey, 1st ed., 2007
  • North Jersey Trails map, 11th ed., 2014
  • Hudson Palisades Trails map, 5th ed., 2014

Hiking Long Island e-Book

2014 - 4th edition - e-Book edition 2014

A comprehensive guide to trails on Long Island.

$9.99

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2014 - 4th edition - e-Book edition 2014 in EPUB or MOBI format

(To obain the paperback print version, click here)

A comprehensive guide to trails on Long Island.

Whether a resident or visitor, become acquanted with the beauty of Long Island's woods, fields, pine barrens, and beaches.  This guide by Lee McAllister includes information on geology, flora, and fauna.  Each hike includes a schematic map, as well as information on public transportation (when available).

Published by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference.  428 pages, e-Book.

See our News Center article for more information about this book.

This e-book is provided in either EPUB or MOBI format for use on a variety of devices.  Select the file format you would like before adding to your cart.  The e-book is provided free of any digital rights management (DRM) which often is restrictive and limits distribution and sharing; however, we ask that customers respect this and not abuse it.  To learn more about these e-books, including what they are, how to use them, and which titles are currently available, click here.

Delivery of e-book file:  Please note that delivery of the chosen e-book file is not immediate when you submit your order.  An e-mail will be sent to you with download information when your order is processed manually; depending on when the order is submitted, this e-mail could arrive within an hour of submission or up to 48 hours after placing the order (especially if ordered during a weekend).

To obain the paperback print version, click here.

Iron Mine Trails e-Book

1999 - 1st edition with revisions - e-Book edition 2013

History and hiker's guide to historic iron mines of the New York-New Jersey Highlands.

$9.99

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1999 - 1st edition with revisions - e-Book edition 2013 in EPUB, MOBI, or PDF format

(The paperback print version is out of print)

History and hiker's guide to historic iron mines of the New York-New Jersey Highlands.

Long out of print, this title is now available in digital e-Book format.  Written by archeologist Ed Lenik, this book covers over 40 mintes in Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey and Orange and Rockland Counties, New York.  Includes many illustrations, photos and maps.

Published by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference.  e-Book.

This e-book is provided in either EPUB, MOBI, or PDF format for use on a variety of devices.  Select the file format you would like before adding to your cart.  The e-book is provided free of any digital rights management (DRM) which often is restrictive and limits distribution and sharing; however, we ask that customers respect this and not abuse it.  To learn more about these e-books, including what they are, how to use them, and which titles are currently available, click here.

Delivery of e-book file:  Please note that delivery of the chosen e-book file is not immediate when you submit your order.  An e-mail will be sent to you with download information when your order is processed manually; depending on when the order is submitted, this e-mail could arrive within an hour of submission or up to 48 hours after placing the order (especially if ordered during a weekend).

Note: The paperback print version is out of print.