RecConnect is a team of professional trail experts committed to providing high-quality off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails, facilities, and management. We believe in maintaining access for the public, multiple use, and resource protection. With our extensive experience, we help our clients produce outstanding projects by assisting them in planning, location, design, or project management. OHV recreation must be managed and we have mastered the principles and tools necessary to achieve effective and successful management. We provide training and technology transfer that gives our clients the tools they need to understand what needs to be done, how and when to do it, and how to maintain it and manage it for the long term.
CONNECTING PEOPLE WITH NATURE RESPONSIBLY
As professional OHV Consultants and Snowmobile Consultants, we provide competent assistance in every level of project development.
- Program Design and Management
One of the three critical elements for success is having a good trail program. We help our clients develop a common vision and identify staffing, funding, volunteer program, and infrastructure needs.
- Trail Planning
A good plan lays the foundation for building a successful project. We develop programmatic plans, conceptual plans, site specific plans, and feasibility studies.
- Trail Design
The key to quality design is understanding the user(s). We will only succeed if we provide for the user's needs.
- Trail Location
Good location is an art more than a science. We possess that rare talent to create an exceptional trail that harmonizes with the landscape.
- Expert Witness Services
Our extensive experience allows us to provide competent, confident testimony and positive results for both OHV and snowmobile cases.
- Great Trails OHV Guidebook
As one of the leading OHV consultants nationally, RecConnect has written a comprehensive guide on OHV planning, design, construction, management, and maintenance. It is the foremost OHV resource available for managers, field personnel, and enthusiasts.
- Sustainability, Feasibility, & Safety Assessments
Many existing trails are wholly or partially non-sustainable and are contributing to safety or resource impact issues. RecConnect has the experience to evaluate those areas and make comprehensive recommendations for corrective actions.
- Facility Design
Quality facilities must complement quality trails to create a first-class project. We design and locate trailheads, staging areas, campgrounds, group sites, play areas, learner loops, sno-parks, and high-density OHV parks.
- Project Management For a quality project, it is important that the end product on the ground meets the vision developed during the planning process.
- Workshops and Seminars
We provide training and education presentations that are packed with the tools for success. Click here to view the 2016 schedule.
- Volunteer Trail Ranger (Patrol) Training
Education is critical and volunteers can play a key role in providing that education and peer pressure.