If you have a lot of trails, you might not know where all of them are or how they connect to one another. Make a map of your trails to learn what you have and make your hikes easier.
Smartphone mapping apps are an easy way to become more familiar with your woodlot.
Creating your own georeferenced .pdf map allows you to customize a map of your property to use on your smartphone.
This video tutorial complements the blog on Creating Your Own Smartphone Map and condenses the map making process into three simple steps.
This blog reviews the three steps to making a georeferenced .pdf map for your smartphone using an example of online scouting for deer hunting spots.
Nature centers often mark their trails to help hikers get around. You can do the same thing on your woodlot. Blazes give your trails a professional look and aid your travel around your land.
Understanding how water damages your trails is the first step in protecting them.
Best Management Practices (BMP's) are techniques you or your logger can use on your trails to control the flow of water.
Hiking, ATV's, and horseback riding need different Best Management Practices. Match the techniques you use to the traffic your trails receive.