Developing awesome trail experiences for locals and visitors alike
Do your communities need more quality opportunities to be active in the great outdoors? Are you hoping to tap in to the ever-increasing market of outdoor and adventure tourism by showcasing the best of your region’s natural landscapes and cultural heritage?
As lifestyles become increasingly busy, people are choosing to be more physically active in unstructured recreation than ever before. Community needs and expectations for quality trails are growing and are unlikely to subside any time soon.
Many existing trail networks have gradually emerged over time, with individual trails being developed in isolation from each other without addressing the broader needs of trail users or establishing sustainable, governance structures. Strategically planned and managed trails cater for local community needs while offering visitors a distinct, accessible and enjoyable experience.
Tredwell delivers a strategic trails plan allowing you to draw a line in the sand. To identify and capitalise on your existing trails, to recognise and strive towards opportunities and, ultimately, to determine a clear vision for trails in your region – motivating all stakeholders to work towards a common goal.
Whether planning for a single trail or an entire network, our trail planning services will ensure that your project will meet the needs of targeted user groups and provide a framework for sustainable management into the future. Our planning processes involving comprehensive consultation, thorough on-ground audits delivering GIS mapping, professional investigation methods and best-practice industry knowledge allow us to deliver trail plans for implementation that are succinct yet detailed and visionary yet achievable. We have delivered a wide range of trail projects across Australia varying from large-scale strategic plans across multiple local government areas, to the development of wayfinding systems and detailed signage design.
“Tredwell were more than equal to the many challenges this project presented. The result was a comprehensive plan that consulted widely, identified all the major issues, considered options for a better and more integrated trails network and provided workable strategies for the future. I would not hesitate to recommend Tredwell Management Services for the creation of other trails based plans.”
Kirk Kitchin, Project Manager, Shire of Mundaring
Interested in using our trail planning services?
Logan Recreation Trails Strategy 2022-2032
The Recreation Trails Strategy supports the City of Logan to become a vibrant visitor destination focussed on offering a mixture of sporting, cultural and leisure based experiences which will drive greater local employment, improved community amenities, and a strong market position all supported by new investment.View project
Snowy Monaro Regional Trails Masterplan
The Snowy Monaro Regional Trails Network offers incredible potential as an iconic, cohesive and interconnected trails network incorporating benefits across the triple bottom line with positive environmental, economic and social outcomes.View project
Clare Valley Tourism Region New Trails Signage Design & Content
This project identified and developed a series of twelve significant walking trails all with unique selling points, regional stories and “must-do” experiences for tourists that will potentially lengthen stays and attract visitors and business to the region. Signage suites were developed to build on the region’s unique brand and promote the trails as an entire package to ensure that the trails of the region are easily recognisable.View project
Our Unbeaten Tracks – Connecting the Capes
With a regional approach and increased investment, the Unbeaten Tracks offer incredible potential as an iconic, cohesive and interconnected trails network incorporating benefits across the triple bottom line with positive environmental, economic and social outcomes.View project