About Us

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy transforms unused rail corridors into vibrant public places—ensuring a better future for America made possible by trails and the connections they inspire.

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History

Since RTC’s inception in 1986, we have helped to create a powerful national movement that is connecting communities from coast to coast. 

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Careers

By joining our dedicated team of professionals, you can help impact the lives of millions of people. Find out if there’s an opportunity that’s right for you!

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Financials

RTC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that relies on the valuable support of our members to make trails a reality. Donations are tax-deductible.  

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Our Staff and Board

Our achievements are made possible by a group of nationally renowned leaders in their fields, experienced professionals and passionate visionaries committed to a more connected America.

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Contact Us

RTC is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in California, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. If you are interested in becoming a member, learning more about our trail development work, or finding out how you can get involved in local or national advocacy efforts to protect trails and trail funding, we want to hear from you! 

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Explore Our Work

We create healthier places for healthier people through federal and grassroots advocacy, technical assistance, trail promotion and the creation of strong local and national partnerships. 

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