Trail Signs

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In 2015 I started taking photos of signs along trails. If you’re looking for ideas on what kind of signs trail managers have installed for trail rules, directions, and interpretation check these out.

Alexander Mountain Bike Park – NC (9 trail signs) 2017

Amelia Island Trail – FL (34 trail signs) 2019

American Tobacco Trail – NC (44 trail signs) 2015

American Tobacco Trail (north end) – NC (63 trail signs) 2017

American Tobacco Trail (south end) – NC (72 trail signs) 2017

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park – CA (11 trail signs) 2018

Appalachian National Scenic Trail – GA (8 trail signs) 2008 (Amicalola Falls State Park and Springer Mtn)

Appalachian National Scenic Trail – NC (13 trail signs) 2018 (Nantahala Outdoor Center)

Appalachian National Scenic Trail – NC (18 trail signs) 2018 (Fontana Dam)

Appalachian National Scenic Trail – NC (13 trail signs) 2017 (Hot Springs)

Appalachian National Scenic Trail – NC TN (4 trail signs) 2018 (Stateline)

Appalachian National Scenic Trail – TN (3 trail signs) 2017 (Erwin)

Appalachian National Scenic Trail – VA (7 trail signs) 2018 (Grayson Highlands State Park)

Arcosanti trails – AZ (10 trails signs) 2018

Arizona Trail – Oracle (20 trail signs) 2018

Atlantic & Yadkin Greenway – Greensboro, NC (30 trail signs) 2015

Augusta Canal Trails – Augusta, GA (107 trail signs) 2017

Baker Creek State Park trail – McCormick, SC (11 trail signs) 2019

Bartram Trail – NC (1 trail sign) 2018

Benton MacKaye Trail – NC (9 trail signs) 2018

Bill Chipman Palouse Trail – Pullman, WA to Moscow, ID (23 trail signs) 2016

Biltmore Estate trails – Asheville, NC (17 trail signs) 2016

Bitterroot Trail – Missoula, MT (17 trail signs) 2016

Bizz Johnson Rail-Trail – CA (31 trail signs) 2016

Black Mountain Greenway – NC (35 trail signs) 2017

Blackwater Heritage State Trail – Milton, FL (25 trail signs) 2016

Blountstown Greenway Bike Path – FL (26 trail signs) 2019

Boise River Greenbelt – Boise, ID (62 trail signs) 2016

Brevard Area Trails – Brevard, NC (57 trail signs) 2018

Buckeye Trail – Ohio (4 trail signs) 2017

Burke-Gilman Trail – Seattle, WA (56 trail signs) 2016

Cabrillo National Monument Coastal Trail – San Diego, CA (18 trail signs) 2018

Canalway Trail / Empire State Trail – Old Erie Canal State Park, NY (132 trail signs) 2019

Cardinal Greenway – Richmond to Marion, IN (432 trails signs) 2019

Cathedral Aisle Trail in Hitchcock Woods – Aiken, SC (12 trail signs) 2017

Catawba River Greenway – Morganton, NC (39 signs) 2017

Chattahoochee Valley Railroad Trail – AL (5 trail signs) 2015

Chester State Park – Caney Fork Falls Trail – Chester, SC (10 trail signs) 2019

Chief Ladiga Trail – AL (10 trail signs) 2015

Chimney Rock State Park – NC (19 trail signs) 2016

Coastal Rail-Trail – Solano Beach, CA (15 trail signs) 2018

Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve – Guignard Clay Quarry Loop Trail – Cayce, SC (48 trail signs) 2019

Congaree National Park – SC (45 trail signs) 2018

Creekside Trail – Dayton, OH (73 trail signs) 2017

Crestridge Ecological Reserve – Crest, CA (48 trail signs) 2018

Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail – Ashland, TN (25 trail signs) 2017

Doddle Trail – Pickens to Easley, SC (22 trail signs) 2016

Dreher Island State Park – Little Gap Trail – Prosperity, SC (7 trail signs) 2019

Dunn Erwin Rail-Trail – NC (42 trails signs) 2017

Dutchess Rail Trail – Poughkeepsie, NY (34 trail signs) 2016

East Bay Bike Path – Providence to Bristol, RI (34 trail signs) 2016

East Coast Greenway – East Bay Bike Path – RI (3 trail signs) 2016

East Coast Greenway – Torry C. Brown Rail-Trail – MD (1 trail sign) 2016

East Coast Greenway – Southeast Trails and Greenway Summit – Durham, NC (3 trail signs) 2017

East Coast Greenway – American Tobacco Trail – NC (5 trail signs) 2015, 2017

East Coast Greenway – Ravenal Bridge – SC (2 trail signs) 2016

East Coast Greenway – West Ashley Greenway – SC (4 trail signs) 2016

East Coast Greenway – Spanish Moss Trail – SC (3 trail signs) 2018

Edisto Beach State Park trails – SC (17 trail signs) 2019

Elroy-Sparta State Trail – WI (90 trail signs) 2017

Erwin Linear Trail – Erwin, TN (37 trail signs) 2017

Fire Mountain Trail System – Cherokee, NC (29 trail signs) 2017

Florence Rail-Trail – SC (20 trail signs) 2019

Fonta Flora Trail – Lake James, NC (26 trail signs) 2018

French Broad River Trail – Asheville, NC (24 trail signs) 2016

Gainesville-Hawthorne Rail Trail – FL (38 trail signs) 2016

George S. Mickelson Trail – Deadwood to Edgemont, SD (126 trail signs) 2016

Goodale State Park Nature Trail – Camden, SC (16 trail signs) 2019

Grayson Highlands State Park – VA (22 trail signs) 2018

Great Allegheny Passage – Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA (669 trail signs) 2017

Great Miami River Trail – Dayton, OH (29 trail signs) 2017

Greenbrier River Trail – WV (24 trail signs) 2015

Greenway – Knoxville, TN (151 trail signs) 2017

Greenway Mileposts – Knoxville, TN (18 trail signs) 2017

Greenway Trail – Douglas, GA (12 trail signs) 2019

Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail – Salem, VA (25 trail signs) 2017

Heritage Rail Trail County Park – PA (56 trail signs) 2016

Heritage Rail Trail County Park Northern Extension – PA (11 trail signs) 2016

Heritage Trail – Greenwood, SC (16 trail signs) 2017

High Line Trail – New York, NY (12 trail signs) 2016

Hwy 101 Bikeway – Solano Beach to Encinitas, CA (4 trail signs) 2018

Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail – Park City to Echo Reservoir, UT (65 trail signs) 2016

Hilton Head Island Bike Paths – SC (138 trail signs) 2018

Huckleberry Trail – Blacksburg, VA (80 trail signs) 2017

Hudson Valley Rail Trail – NY (26 trail signs) 2016

Illinois Prairie Path – IL (74 trail signs) 2015

Indian Trail – Laguna Mountain Recreation Area – CA (7 trail signs) 2018

Inland Rail Trail – Escondido, CA (10 trail signs) 2016

Iron King Trail – Prescott, AZ (9 trail signs) 2016

Island Line – Burlington, VT (43 trail signs) 2016

Jackson County Greenway – NC (22 trails signs) 2018

Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail – FL (65 trail signs) 2019

Kingsport Greenbelt – Kingsport, TN (25 trail signs) 2016

Kitsuma Peak Trail – Pisgah National Forest, NC (8 trail signs) 2017

Kiwanis Trail – Rancho San Diego, CA (20 trail signs) 2018

L&N Trail – Erin, TN (4 trail signs) 2017

Laguna Mountain Recreation Area – CA (32 trail signs) 2018

Lake James State Park Mtn Bike Trail, NC (31 trail signs) 2017

Lake Murray Trail – San Diego, CA (42 trail signs) 2018

Lake Tomahawk Park Trail – Black Mountain, NC (31 trail signs) 2018

Lake  Wateree State Park – Desportes Island Nature Trail – SC (9 trail signs) 2019

Lakeview Trail – Hickory Knob State Park, SC (22 trail signs) 2019

Latah Trail – Moscow to Troy, ID (15 trail signs) 2016

Laurel River Trail – Pisgah National Forest, NC (5 trail signs) 2018

Liberty St Tunnel Trail – Columbia, SC (8 trail signs) 2018

Lick Run Greenway – Roanoke, VA (24 trail signs) 2017

Little Miami Scenic Trail – OH (36 trail signs) 2015

Longleaf Trace – MS (24 trail signs) 2015

Mad River Trail – Dayton, OH (6 trail signs) 2017

Marcia H. Cloninger Rail Trail – Lincolnton, NC (32 trail signs) 2017

Mary Black Rail Trail – Spartanburg, SC (70 trail signs ) 2017

Mast Park Trail – Santee, CA (11 trail signs) 2018

McQueens Tybee Island Rail-Trail – GA (12 trail signs) 2016

Midtown Greenway – Minneapolis, MN (71 trail signs) 2017

Milwaukee Road Trail – Missoula, MT (14 trail signs) 2016

Minuteman Bikeway – Bedford to Cambridge, MA (44 trail signs) 2016

Mission Trails Park – Santee, CA (130 trails signs) 2018

Missoula River Front Trails – Missoula, MT (16 trail signs) 2016

Monon Trail – Indianapolis, IN (36 trail signs) 2015

Mountains-to-Sea Trail – NC (12 trail signs) 2017

Montreat Trails – NC (38 trail signs) 2017

Nature Coast State Trail – FL (87 trail signs) 2019

New River Trail State Park (south end) – VA (112 trail signs) 2017

New River Trail State Park (north end) – VA (75 trail signs) 2017

North Augusta Greeneway – SC (43 trail signs) 2017

North Carolina Arboretum trails – Asheville, NC (44 trail signs) 2018

Niagara Falls State Park – NY (26 trail signs) 2019

North Country National Scenic Trail – MN (11 signs) 2017

North Country National Scenic Trail -OH (5 trail signs) 2017

North Idaho Centennial Trail – Coeur d’Alene, ID (71 trail signs) 2016

Oklawaha Greenway – Hendersonville, NC (61 trail signs) 2017

Oracle State Park – AZ (23 trail signs) 2018

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, NC (3 trail signs) 2017

Pacific Crest Trail – Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, CA (7 trail signs) 2018

Pacific Crest Trail – Laguna Mountain Recreation Area, CA (13 trail signs) 2018

Palmetto Trail – Hub City Connector – SC (7 trail signs) 2017

Palmetto Trail – Peak to Prosperity Passage – SC (51 trail signs) 2018

Palmetto Trail – Capital City Passage – SC (2 trail signs) 2018

Palmetto Trail – Fort Jackson Passage – SC (61 trail signs) 2018

Palmetto Trail – Wateree Passage – SC (57 trail signs) 2018

Paradise Path – Moscow, ID (9 trail signs) 2016

Paul Bunyan State Trail – MN (201 trail signs) 2017

Pere Marquette Rail-Trail – MI (46 trail signs) 2015

Petrified Forest National Park – AZ (20 trail signs) 2018

Pinellas Trail – St. Petersburg to Tarpon Springs, FL (50 trail signs) 2016

Prairie Spirit Trail – Ottawa to Iola, KS (23 trail signs) 2016

Prescott Peavine Trail – Prescott, AZ (42 trail signs) 2016

Presidential Trail – Mount Rushmore National Memorial – SD (23 trail signs) 2016

Pulaski Tunnel Trail – Idaho Panhandle National Forest near Wallace, ID (27 trail signs) 2016

Rail Trail – Charlotte, NC (21 trail signs) 2017

Ravenal Bridge Ped Bike Lane – Charleston, SC (32 trail signs) 2016

Richmond Danville Rail-Trail – VA (10 trail signs) 2017

River Greenway – Roanoke, VA (67 trail signs) 2017

Riverfront Park – Columbia, SC (69 trail signs) 2018

Riverfront Trail – Council Bluffs, IA and Omaha, NE (17 trail signs) 2017

Riverwalk Trail – Danville, VA (73 trail signs) 2017

Riverwalk / Three Rivers Greenway – West Columbia & Cayce, SC (97 trail signs) 2019

Robertsdale Trail – Robertsdale, AL (2 trail signs) 2016

Rogue River Greenway – Rogue River, OR (20 trail signs) 2016

Route of Hiawatha Trail – ID/MT border (68 trail signs) 2016

Sacramento River Rail-Trail – Redding, CA (14 trail signs) 2016

Sacramento River Trail – Redding, CA (27 trail signs) 2016

San Diego River Trail – San Diego, CA (8 trail signs) 2016

San Diego River Trail – Mission Valley, CA (40 trail signs) 2018

Savannah Valley Railroad Trail – McCormick County, SC (37 trail signs) 2019

Sesquicentennial State Park Mtn Bike Trail – Columbia, SC (19 trail signs) 2018

Sesquicentennial State Park – Jackson Creek Nature Trail – Columbia, SC (16 trail signs) 2019

Settings Trail – Black Mountain, NC (1 trail sign) 2018

Sexton Greenway – Newport, TN (7 trail signs) 2018

Silver Comet Trail – Smyrna, GA to GA/AL state line (24 trail signs) 2015

South Carolina Botanical Garden – Clemson, SC (9 trail signs) 2018

Spanish Moss Trail – Beaufort, SC (171 trail signs) 2018

Springwater Corridor – Portland, OR (60 trail signs) 2016

St. George Island Bike Path – FL (12 trail signs) 2019

Strollway – Winston-Salem, NC (15 trail signs) 2017

Suwannee River Greenway – Branford, FL (10 trail signs) 2016

Swamp Rabbit Trail (north end) – Greenville, SC (150 trail signs) 2017

Swamp Rabbit Trail (south end) – Greenville, SC (96 trail signs) 2017

Swannanoa Rim Hike – Black Mountain, NC (20 trail signs) 2015

Sweetwater River Trail – Rancho San Diego, CA (10 trail signs) 2018

Sweetser Switch Trail – Sweetser, IN (64 trail signs) 2019

Tallahassee – St Marks Rail-Trail – Tallahassee, FL (37 trail signs) 2016

Tallulah Falls Rail-Trail – Tallulah Gorge State Park, GA (6 trail signs) 2015

Tammany Trace – LA (23 trail signs) 2015

Tanglefoot Trail – MS (7 trail signs) 2015

Ten Governors Rail-Trail – Edgefield, SC (18 trail signs) 2017

Thermal Belt Rail Trail – Spindale, NC (28 trail signs) 2017

Three Rivers Greenway – Columbia, SC (5 trail signs) 2018

Timmerman Trail – Cayce, SC (26 trail signs) 2019

Timucuan Trail – Amelia Island, FL (41 trail signs) 2019

Tom White Linear Park – Moultrie, GA (37 trail signs) 2019

Torrey C. Brown Rail-Trail – Cockeysville, MD to MD/PA state line (55 trail signs) 2016

Trail of the Coeur d’ Alenes – Plummer to Mulan, ID (71 trail signs) 2016

Tsali Trails – Nantahala National Forest, NC (108 trail signs) 2018

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park – Tubac, AZ (22 trails signs) 2018

Tweetsie Trail – Johnson City to Elizabethton, TN (38 trail signs) 2016

Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail – Piney River, VA (42 trail signs) 2019

Virginia Creeper Trail – NC/VA state line to Abingdon, VA (95 trail signs) 2016

W&OD Rail-Trail – VA (85 trail signs) 2015

Wabash Trace Nature Trail – IA (92 trail signs) 2017

Waccamaw Neck Bikeway – SC (37 trail signs) 2019

Waldo Road Greenway, Depot Avenue Rail Trail, and Kermit Sigmon Trail – Gainesville, FL (15 trail signs) 2016

Walker Preserve Trail – Santee, CA (99 trail signs) 2018

Walkway Over the Hudson – Poughkeepsie, NY (13 trail signs) 2016

Water Conservation Garden – Cuyamaca College – El Cajon, CA (46 trail signs) 2018

West Ashely Bikeway – Charleston, SC (9 trail signs) 2016

West Ashley Greenway – Charleston, SC (16 trail signs) 2016

Western Maryland Rail Trail – MD (111 trail signs) 2019

Withlacoochee State Trail – FL (39 trail signs) 2016

Wood River Trail – Ketchum to Bellevue, ID (65 trail signs) 2016

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