We're creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.
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Trails Transform Places
We believe that trail networks can deliver smart transportation, strong economic growth, healthy people, a flourishing environment and social equity. Our projects of national significance are regional network-building projects—implemented in partnership with local organizations—that have the power to catalyze the development of trail networks nationwide, creating healthier places for healthier people.
2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn
The 2017 sojourn heads back to bike the legendary Great Allegheny Passage on June 18-23, 2017. Ride with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on this six-day summer bike excursion to experience Pennsylvania’s famous scenic wilderness, charming towns, beautiful tunnels, iconic sites and can’t-miss destinations like Fallingwater (pictured left). This fully supported rail-trail adventure vacation has great food, hot showers, flexible scheduling, fun evening activities, awesome optional trips—and the added benefit of supporting America’s trails. A few tickets remain so book now!
The president released his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018. While White House budget proposals are little more than agenda-setting exercises—and many in Congress have said that this one is dead on arrival—the agenda it aims to set would not be good for trails, walking and biking.