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Pennsylvania’s Pine Creek Rail Trail
September 15, 2016
Northern Pennsylvania’s Pine Creek Rail Trail offers the perfect outdoor destination for autumn (or any season, really)
An equestrian trail parallels the Pine Creek Rail Trail between Ansonia and Tiadaghton | Photo by Linda Stager, author of the Pine Creek Rail Trail Guidebook
Five Rail-Trails in America’s National Parks
August 11, 2016
With more than 400 in the National Park System, we wanted to share this great list of five rail-trails in America’s National Parks.
Grand Teton Multi-use Pathway:Greater Yellowstone Trail, Wyoming | Photo by Camrin Dengel
Hawaii’s Ke Ala Hele Makalae
August 03, 2016
Hugging the island’s Coconut Coast, the musical sounding Ke Ala Hele Makalae provides an easy way to experience a piece of this paradise in 7.3 miles of paved pathway along the eastern shoreline.
Ke Ala Hele Makalae offers expansive views of the Kauai coast | Photo by Kevin Clark
Iowa’s High Trestle Trail
July 14, 2016
Like the entrance to an alien starship, the fantastical channel of blue lights along the signature bridge of central Iowa’s High Trestle Trail beckons curious travelers to explore.
High Trestle Trail | Photo by David V. Johnson
Destination: Virginia Beach
July 11, 2016
This destination feature highlights the sights and wonders of four trails around Virginia Beach: the Cape Henry Trail, Elizabeth River Trail, Norfolk Avenue Trail and Virginia Beach Boardwalk.
Statue of Neptune along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk | Photo by Scott Stark
Destination Missouri: Katy Trail State Park
July 11, 2016
Missouri’s Katy Trail State Park is the nation’s second-longest rail-trail (at nearly 238 miles) and arguably one of its most celebrated.
Trail's End Monument in Sedalia, 35 miles east of the Katy Trail's western end in Clinton, celebrating Sedalia's history as the first cow town | Photo by Danielle Taylor
Destination: Washington—Following the Foothills Trail
May 01, 2016
There’s a spot on the Foothills Trail in western Washington where I always slow down. It’s not a sudden steep climb or dicey patch of gravel that causes me to feather my bike brakes on the outskirts of Orting.
Carbon River trestle along the Foothills Trail in western Washington | Photo by Gene Bisbee
5 Amazing Rail-Trail Destinations for Your Bucket List
April 12, 2016
The Rio Grande Trail is quintessential Colorado, featuring a sparkling river, rustling aspens and scented pines against a backdrop of towering mountains.
View from the Walkway Over the Hudson rail-trail in New York | Photo by Aaron Schmidt
Six Great Things You’ll See on the North Bend Rail Trail
April 04, 2016
Winding under lush tree canopies and through rocky cuts in the hillsides of the Appalachian region, the North Bend Rail Trail exemplifies “Wild and Wonderful” West Virginia.
Former B&O Railroad bridge along the North Bend Rail Trail leading to the quaint town of Cairo, West Virginia | Photo by Mike Tewkesbury
10 Movies with Great Walking Moments
November 24, 2015
With the U.S. Surgeon General’s recent Call to Action on Walking, it was the perfect time for 10 Movies with Great Walking Moments.
Stand by Me (1986) | Copyright by Columbia Pictures and other respective production studios and distributors. Intended for editorial use only.