The PHT network embodies a wide range of resource types, management interests and users. The need to establish and maintain physical, graphic, and interpretive continuity between and among PHT segments is essential to create an experience of national and international significance: Without such continuity, the “PHT” is simply a list of unrelated outdoor recreational opportunities. The tools in the PHT route marking and graphic identity guidelines, designed to be clear, concise, and flexible, can be used by management partners and volunteers to support:
Use of clear, consistent, and recognizable graphics will help to develop and maintain an identity for the PHT network and establish a basis on which to promote PHT experiences and associated places to national and international audiences. With a consistent look and feel to the PHT network, users can more easily plan and execute travel, navigating and experiencing intended routes with a high level of confidence. To accomplish these ends, the guidelines are based on the following criteria:
Significantly, these guidelines can be applied in a variety of contexts and respect the need for PHT segment managers to retain institutional identities and address organizational policies, goals and needs. Request a copy of the guidelines as a booklet by clicking on contact us, and review some basic graphic elements included in the guidelines.
Last updated: February 26, 2018