Sometime ago, someone posted a mod using an expanded metal shelf they installed where the trailer entry steps fold in. It did not interfere with the steps and made a protected space that was outside the trailer to put wet/muddy/sandy shoes etc.
Hope that helps.
Sherm & Terry w/rescues Steve (std Poodle) & Eydie (min Schnauzer)
2015 Jay Flight 27RLS (Camped: 102 nights 2015, 90 nights 2016)
2006 Ford F350 6.0 PSD, Lariat, 4WD, CC, LB, SRW, auto., Camper pkg.