Happy birthday, RTC! We're pleased to celebrate 30 years of passion, perseverance and collaboration in 2016. 

Explore Our History

We're creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.

Explore What Inspires Us

Connecting Communities

Our vision is that 90 percent of Americans will live within three miles of a trail system by 2020.

Learn About Our Work

Working Together

Trails stimulate economic growth, spurring small business and improving quality of life.

Learn About Trail Building

Discovering Trails

For health, for mobility, for community connections…that’s why we use and love trails.

Experience the Power of Trails

Pennsylvania Sojourn


Join us on the PA Sojourn for a three-day excursion on the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP), one of the nation’s premiere rail-trails and the nation’s first inductee to RTC’s Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.

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Trail-Building Grants Available

Doppelt Fund

We're excited to announce the launch of a new grant program to support organizations and local governments that are implementing projects to build and improve rail-trails!

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Search for Trails Across America

Search our database of more than 30,000 miles of trails around the country, and explore detailed trail descriptions, maps, photographs, ratings and reviews!

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