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Pathway Materials

Pathway Materials

Stabilized Pathway Mix Brooklyn Bridge

Decomposed Granite Pathway Materials

Kafka Granite Pathway Materials are used where a firm pathway is required for pedestrian or vehicular traffic, but a natural look, unlike hardscape surfaces, is preferred. We offer decomposed granite pathways in three variations: Standard Pathway Mix, Stabilized Pathway Mix, and Wax Polymer Pathway. These products are an affordable and aesthetically pleasing alternative to concrete, asphalt, pavers, and other hardscape surface materials.

Contact us today to learn more about our products or to request a sample.

Rustic Granite Standard Pathway
Standard Pathway Mix

Kafka Granite’s naturally occurring decomposed granite and crushed stone are screened to a 1/4” minus size, allowing for a firm surface that compacts well, while retaining permeability. Our 60+ colors of pathway materials make for beautiful and organic walkways, nature paths, bike trails, courtyards, patios, and more. Read more ➞

Pewter Stabilized Pathway - Walgreens Corporate Headquarters
Stabilized Pathway Mix

At Kafka Granite, we have the ability to pre-mix our Standard Pathway Mix with organic stabilizing binders to create an even more durable natural pathway. Compared to the traditional pathway mix, the stabilized mix better resists the erosive effects of weather and traffic, while retaining a natural look and feel. Read more ➞

wax polymer pathway
Wax Polymer Pathway Mix

For an entirely waterless and dustless decomposed granite pathway solution, Kafka Granite combines their Standard Pathway Mix with an engineered wax polymer. For extremely high traffic areas or steep slopes, our Wax Polymer Pathway Mix trumps all other pathway solutions. Read more ➞

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Kafka Pathway Materials Brochure

Kafka Pathway Materials Brochure

Kafka Pathway Materials Cross Section Diagram

Kafka Pathway Materials Cross Section Diagram

Kafka Standard Pathway Specification

Organic-Lock Pedestrian & Bicycle Specification

Organic-Lock Pedestrian & Bicycle Specification

Organic-Lock Vehicular Specification

Organic-Lock Vehicular Specification

Organic-Lock ASTM ADA Compliance

Organic-Lock ASTM ADA Compliance

Stabilizer Solutions Pedestrian Installation

Stabilizer Solutions Pedestrian Installation

Stabilizer Solutions Vehicular Installation Guide

Stabilizer Solutions Vehicular Installation Guide

Stabilizer Solutions Pedestrian Specification

Stabilizer Solutions Pedestrian Specification

Stabilizer Solutions Vehicular Specification

Stabilizer Solutions Vehicular Specification

Kafka Wax Polymer Pathway Specification

Kafka Wax Polymer Pathway SDS

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Kafka Granite for pathways?

Kafka Granite offers pathway materials ideal for a variety of scenarios. We offer crushed stone, decomposed granite and an array of crushed recycled materials that can lend themselves aesthetically and functionally to any space or project.
Our decomposed granite aggregate and crushed stone come in over 50 colors, leaving you with essentially endless visual options for your project. Many of our options are locally sourced or are made from recycled materials, which could help garner points toward LEED certification.

Why Kafka Granite pathway materials?

Kafka Granite’s pathway materials are an affordable and often more environmentally friendly alternative to other hardscapes like asphalt or concrete. We have the ability to match and complement your natural environment with unmatched aesthetic appeal all while standing up to the tests of time, weather and traffic. Our service is second-to-none and our color variation is what sets us apart. No matter what aesthetic you’re trying to achieve, Kafka can help you. Contact us today to locate a dealer near you or to request free samples to help you decide the right pathway material for your project.

What are the different options of pathway materials and their best uses?

Standard Pathway Mix is ideal for low-traffic areas that call for a permeable and easy-to-manage pathway solution. This option doesn’t include any additives, but is crushed to the perfect size to warrant optimum compaction and drainage.
Stabilized Pathway Mix includes our aggregate mixed with an organic stabilizing binder. The addition of an organic binder enhances the durability of these pathways while not compromising its natural quality. These pathways remain permeable and work well in areas with slightly higher pedestrian or vehicular traffic, or in areas that require wheelchair accessibility.

Wax Polymer Pathway Mix is the most durable pathway material offered by Kafka. Our crushed stone, granite aggregate or recycled material comes premixed with an engineered polymer that completely eliminates mud and dust. The addition of engineered polymer makes this an impermeable pathway, but this is the ideal solution for areas that are steeply graded.