The Town Forest Recreation Planning Pods contain all the materials your community will need to engage in town forest recreation planning. The pods are organized around six themes and include guidance documents, instructions, templates, and other materials.
Town Forest Recreation Planning Pods
Existing Conditions & Assessment
Guidance and resources for creating a community profile, base maps, and assessing the use and condition of existing trails.
All materials related to engaging community members, and others, in the planning process.
Resources to understand and map existing natural features and build community capacity for sound decision-making.
Tools needed to distill the community's input and ideas into a vision framework.
Resources to help a community get started on the action plan.
Town Forest Stories
Case studies of each of the 10 pilot communities who completed their plans.
New to town forest recreation planning and looking for guidance on the overall planning process? Check out the Step-by-step process below.