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RAILS-WITH-TRAILS
America’s Rails-with-Trails
Trail name
State Municipality
Railroad
Year Type
Frisco Trail
AR City of Fayetteville
Arkansas and Missouri Railroad Company
2008
License and Agreement;
Certificate of Liability Insurance
Route 66 Trail
AZ City of Flagstaff
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Company (and successors – BNSF)
1996
Easement
Linear Park
CA City of San Diego
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Company (a Delaware Corporation) and
successors (BNSF)
1989
Lease Agreement and Terms of
Use
Martin Luther King Jr.
Promenade
CA City of San Diego
San Diego and Eastern Arizona Railroad
Company
2009
Joint License for encroachments
San Luis Obispo
Railroad Safety Trail
CA City of San Loius Obispo
Union Pacific
2008
Lease Agreement and Terms of
Use
Yampa River Core Trail
CO City of Steamboat Springs
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad
Company
1991
License Agreement
Rock River Recreation
Path
IL City of Rockford (Rockford Parks
District)
Union Pacific
2012
Lease Agreement and Premise
of Use
Gary L. Haller National
Recreational Trail
KS Johnson County Parks and
Recreation District
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Company (and successors – BNSF)
1996
License Agreement (for tunnel
crossings)
Duluth Lakewalk
MN City of Duluth
St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional
Railroad Authority
2008
License Agreement
Santa Fe Rail-Trail
NM Santa Fe County
Santa Fe Southern Railway, Inc.
1997
Easement
Camp Chase Rail-Trail
OH Columbus and Franklin County
Metropolitan Park District
Camp Chase Railroad Company
2009
Easement
Heritage Rail-Trail
County Park
PA York County
Steam Into History (nonprofit tourist train)
2010
Lease and Operating Agreement
(
county is leasing to railroad)
Porter Rockwell Trail
UT City of Draper
Utah Transit Authority
2003,
2008
License Agreement
Example easements and license agreements from 13 rails-with-trails were provided by trail managers for use in this report. These examples serve only
as a reference; legal counsel should be obtained to develop such agreements for rail-with-trail acquisition. Full copies of agreements are available for
download at:
.
Duluth Lakewalk, Minn., in construction (Matt Decur)
Duluth Lakewalk, Minn. (Matt Decur)