- Develop a trail master plan
- Complete environmental analysis
- Fundraise (money from grants, donations, etc.) to build the trail system
- Construct the trail system
- Build community capacity
- Create lasting and sustainable economic impact
"While recreational resources bring tourism revenues, their greatest value is enhancing the quality of life of residents. The existence of parks, trails, and other recreational opportunities make Athens County a desirable place to live, and further development of these resources will help attract future residents."
– Athens County Comprehensive Plan