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Universal Trail Assessment

This course covers the Universal Trail Assessment Process (UTAP) and High Efficiency Trail Assessment Process (HETAP) to objectively document the actual conditions in outdoor, natural environments. Topics include the use of objective measurements, collection of trail data, dissemination of information to trail users, universal design, the Americans with Disabilities Act and related accessibility mandates that affect trails and other outdoor recreation routes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the use of UTAP, HETAP and associated equipment for trail assessment according to the trail accessibility guidance and legislation.


Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


336-349-9986 (fax)