access trail

noun

Definition of access trail

: a trail that is created and maintained to provide access to a particular area (such as a beach or other recreation area) or to another trail The blue-blazed access trail goes past a sawdust pile and then intersects the A Loop trail at the end of the first mile.— M. Timothy O’Keefe, Hiking Florida, 2007

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“Access trail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/access%20trail. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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