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Design a Hiking Trail
This lesson provides experience working on a real-life scenario by allowing students the opportunity to use topographic maps to design a hiking trail system based on access from road, range of habitats, and other specified criteria. They will also complete a data sheet and produce an informational brochure.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Guide for instructor
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Becky Remis, Rose Hochmuth, Elaine McGee
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-005
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Becky Remis
Schalmont High School

Author: Rose Hochmuth
Schalmont High School

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation