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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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Anacostia Riverwalk Trail | Photo by Milo Bateman

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We’re working nationwide to connect trails and communities—creating trail networks that deliver incredible benefits for people and places.

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W&OD Trail | Photo by Milo Bateman

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Rock Island Trail Rally | Photo by Brandi Horton

Leading Trail Advocacy

We advocate for investments at the federal and state level that support safe trail, walking and bicycling networks in every community.

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North County Trailway

Thank you to Mary Ellen Kelly and Paul Miethner, who put together this great clip from their local North County Trail in New York!

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