Trail User Survey
In order to provide you with a better recreational experience, Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) is conducting a survey of trail users. The input you provide will help inform future decisions. It should take 10-15 minutes. Please send the link to this survey to any other trails users you know. In appreciation of your time, you may enter your email at the end of the survey to be included in a raffle for a $25 Amazon gift card. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey!
Please note, WVWA's trail system is located in Montgomery County, PA and includes:
10.5 miles of the Green Ribbon Trail from Upper Gwynedd to Fort Washington State Park, as well as Armentrout Preserve, Briar Hill Preserve, Cheston Family Preserve, Camp Woods, Crossways Preserve, Dodsworth Run Preserve, Four Mills Nature Reserve, Penllyn Natural Area, Piszek Preserve, and Willow Lake Farm.
How did you first hear about WVWA trails?
Family member or friend
Word of mouth
Preserve Neighbor (I live within walking distance to a WVWA preserve or Green Ribbon Trail)
When did you first use a WVWA trail?
Less than 1 year ago
1-5 years ago
Over 5 years ago
Which of the following influences your decision to visit a WVWA trail? (select all that apply)
Familiar with trail
Proximity to home
Exploring a new location
Invited by friend or family member
How often do you use a WVWA trail?
Once a week
2 to 3 times a month
Once a month
Less than once a month
Please select all of the activities in which you participated on a WVWA trail:
Cross country skiing / Snow shoeing
School Group / Educational (if checked, explain under “Other”)
What would you consider to be your main use of a WVWA trail (select one)
Commute to work or destination
Health and Exercise
Please select any seasons in which you use a WVWA trail
8. Generally, when do you use a WVWA trail?
8. Generally, what time of day do you use a WVWA trail?
On average, how much time do you spend on a WVWA trail each visit?
Less than 30 minutes
30 minutes to 1 hour
More than 2 hours
On average, how many miles do you hike/run when using the trail?
What transportation mode(s) did you use to reach the trail?
The maintenance of the trails are:
How safe do you feel using the trail?
If you selected “Unsafe” or “Very unsafe” please explain how we could improve the safety of our trails.
The trail signage (wayfinding and rules) is:
Which of the following WVWA trail policies are you familiar with?
Dog must be leashed
Overall, how would you rate WVWA trails?
Based on your experience, how likely are you to use the trails again?
How likely are you to recommend our trails to others?
15 and under
16 to 25
66 or older
Gender Identity (optional):
Please check your employment status:
Prefer not to answer
Are you affiliated with WVWA? (Select all that Apply)
Preserve Neighbor (I live within walking distance to a WVWA property)
Social Media Follower
Not affiliated with WVWA
Has the availability of trails ever influenced where you live?
Additional Comments (if you would like a response, please leave your contact information)
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