Survey Finds Trails Valued Across Bonner County

Survey provides information on Bonner County's trail system and will help prioritize improvements based on resident usage, satisfaction, reasons for living in the area.

  • Three out of four residents used trails in the last year.
  • Trail use is high in towns and rural areas, regardless of duration of residence in the county, income, or age.
  • The survey results for Bonner County’s trail system provide reliable information to help the community prioritize improvements based on resident usage, satisfaction, reasons for living in the area, and suggestions for improvement.

featured-image-bonner-county-trails-surveyThis research complements previous work evaluating socioeconomic trends in Bonner County. Together these studies provide insight into the factors that contribute to the community’s continued resilience and quality of life.

This report was prepared for the cities of Sandpoint and Ponderay, Bonner County, and the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce by Headwaters Economics and RRC Associates.