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Parks Standards: Trails Safety Inspection Checklist

The Trail Inspection Checklist is intended to help you provide a safe, level, debris-free trail surface suitable for pedestrian activities or bicycle riding. Trails should all be well maintained to ensure the safety and functionality of pedestrian and bicycle flow.
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07/21/2022

Parks Standards: Trails Safety Inspection Checklist

The Trail Inspection Checklist is intended to help you provide a safe, level, debris-free trail surface suitable for pedestrian activities or bicycle riding. Trails should all be well maintained to ensure the safety and functionality of pedestrian and bicycle flow.

    A strong maintenance regimen is essential to the security and safety of users. Trail maintenance program will include:

  • inspection of and repair or replacement of signs and bollards

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • removal of debris

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • repair of damage from seasonal washouts

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • cleaning of drainage structures

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • cleaning and upkeep of lighting where used

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • maintenance of support facilities such as benches, drinking fountains, etc.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • maintenance of bridges

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • inspecting the condition of trail-related structures

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • emptying of trash cans

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Trail will be top-dressed and compacted with material suitable for surface of trail and maintain a surface free of ruts or other tripping hazards

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Stabilization of surface material may be achieved using various products in areas that consistently experience water erosion.

  • Hard surface trails will be blown or swept free of debris as necessary to maintain a surface free of tripping hazards

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Condition of the hard surface material will be assessed during daily rounds and deficiencies will be reported to the Parks Supervisor or Manager to schedule for repair or replacement.

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