In February we launched our new website platform. In the spring, when the COVID pandemic reduced travel, encouraged people to recreate locally, and forced the closure of trails, we added extra functionality for trail managers to share information about trail closures AND our usage rates skyrocketed to record levels.
In the summer we launched Trailside Services to connect trail users to local businesses and support our local economies. Meanwhile, we added over 100 new trails to the platform with the partnership of trail managers across Vermont and New Hampshire.
Even with all the information we have added to the site, it can be hard to choose which trail to visit. Will it be too crowded for comfort? What should I do to prepare for different activities to stay as safe as possible while getting outside? Where can I find trails that aren't so crowded? What issues are trail managers facing during this time and how can I help?
These are great questions and they aren't all easily answered on trail pages.
The Trail Talk portal will feature pages that take an in-depth look into many of the issues facing trails today including:
Explore the current postings and check back for more in the weeks to come.
As always, let us know what you want to learn by contacting us.
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