Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #511 – March 7, 2017

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Florida-Nat-Scenic-Trail-kiosk-in-Avon-Park-2013

Being an effective trail advocate begins with deciding just exactly what it is you want to achieve. Before you can get out and champion your project, you need a vision, a plan and maps that show preferred routes and other features.

—BAY AREA RIDGE TRAIL COUNCIL, In Support of Trails: A Guide to Successful Trail Advocacy, 1993


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #313 – Aug 21, 2016

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If there’s one essential ingredient to creating trails and trail systems, it’s people. All the land and financing in the world won’t blaze a trail if there aren’t people championing the project.

—BAY AREA RIDGE TRAIL COUNCIL, In Support of Trails: A Guide to Successful Trail Advocacy, 1993


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #33 – November 15, 2015

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Jim-Schmid’s-Ritchey-mtn-bike-Columbia-SC-1989

It seems logical that the people who want trails, will use trails, and who live near trails … should have the opportunity to take part in the planning and management of these trails. This idea is central to the Ridge Trail Council’s philosophy—involvement of the community, building support and stewardship, and establishing a strong and continuing caretaking ethic.

—BAY AREA RIDGE TRAIL COUNCIL, Community Trail Planning Workshops: A Training Handbook, 1991


Click to find over 2,000 additional Trail Quotes  arranged loosely into 60 subjects. I want the Trail Quotes to be a readable source for inspiring, challenging, and amusing information and knowledge; as well as a reliable, easy-to-use reference work for finding the precise wording, author, date, and source of the trail quotation.