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Using Trails

Destination: Tucson’s Chuck Huckelberry Loop
July 21, 2023
The Chuck Huckelberry Loop offers 155 miles of paved pathways and bike lanes, six distinct sections and four communities near Tucson.
Views of the surrounding Santa Catalina Mountains serve as a backdrop along much of the Cañada del Oro River Park Trail in Oro Valley. The 11-mile route makes up one section of the Chuck Huckelberry Loop in Tucson. | Photo by Cindy Barks
Trail Moments | Running for Good Health and a Good Cause
July 05, 2023
Unfortunately, runners can get injured for a variety of reasons—as I have learned from experience. To reduce this from happening for others, I wanted to share what I’ve learned from my education and from my own running journey.
Trail run along West Virginia's Mon River Trail | Photo by Guy Monteleone
Arkansas’ Razorback Regional Greenway
July 05, 2023
Whether he’s going to work or out to eat with his family, Fayetteville resident Matt Mihalevich often hops on his bicycle and rides the Razorback Regional Greenway in Northwest Arkansas to get there.
Arkansas' Razorback Regional Greenway | Photo courtesy Experience Fayetteville
Remembering Franco Harris—Trails and Bicycling Advocate
June 15, 2023
Franco Harris, who died in December 2022 at the age of 72, became an important advocate for trails and cycling, in particular. And he did so as a member of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) Board of Directors from 1992 to 1997.
Franco Harris supported the trails and bicycling community in many ways, including as a board member for Rails-to-Trails Conservancy from 1992 to 1997, and as the owner of the Pittsburgh Power bike racing team in the early 1990s. | Photo courtesy Governor Tom Wolf | CC BY 2.0
Trail Moments with Latino Outdoors Outings Leader Valerie Pasión
June 14, 2023
My relationship with cycling here in Baltimore grew from my experience using biking and walking as my primary modes of transportation during Peace Corps service.
Photo by Michael Ocasio
Nevada’s River Mountains Loop Trail
May 05, 2023
The River Mountains Loop Trail (RMLT) is a 35-mile paved path that zips through a wild fusion of landscapes—mountains, desert and lake views.
View of Lake Mead along the River Mountains Loop Trail | Photo by John Holman
Trail Moments | Adventure for All: Advocating for Accessible Outdoor Spaces
May 04, 2023
People with disabilities also like a spectrum of experiences and—especially with all this new technology—are capable of a wide variety.
Quinn Brett | Photo by Jimmy McAllan
Exploring America’s E-Bike Evolution
May 04, 2023
Now it’s younger families, maybe zero-car families that are using cargo e-bikes as a car replacement or commuters trying to get from A to B in the most efficient way they can.
Photo by Stephen Matera
Celebrate Trails Day 2023: Showcasing the Impact of America’s Trails
May 04, 2023
Many thanks to the at least 12,000 people who participated and our more than 220 partners for Celebrate Trails Day 2023.
Celebrate Trails Day 2023 in Columbus, OH | Photo courtesy RTC
Trail Moments | Long-Distance Skater Raveena Adams Crosses Ohio
April 10, 2023
On Sept. 22, 2020, I started my four-day, 300-mile skate journey. The route took me through many cities, such as Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati, as well as rural forest areas and cornfields. Although I faced a lot of obstacles along the way, the weather was generally perfect—warm days feeling that dimming autumn sun.
Exploring the Ohio to Erie Trail via skateboard | Photo courtesy Raveena Adams