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Ohio’s Simon Kenton Trail

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Trails create healthier places for healthier people…all across America.

Trails and greenways are often seen narrowly when it comes to their benefits. People tend to focus on the recreational or environmental aspects of trails and greenways, failing to see the big picture—the total package of benefits that a trail or greenway can provide to communities, including public health, economic and transportation benefits, and even the effect on community pride and identity.


Tammany Trail Inducted into Rail-Trail Hall of Fame

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is excited to welcome the Tammany Trace into the Rail-Trail Hall of Fame. The trail is a Southern belle nestled in the pristine natural surroundings of the Northshore across a vast lake from vibrant New Orleans.

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Be nice. Trails are for everyone.

Remember, every amazing trail experience begins with you! Watch our award-winning video series to learn the six Golden Rules of trail use—you can help make every trip safe and fun for everyone.

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Sojourn

200 people experienced RTC’s 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn for six unforgettable days exploring two awesome trails—the legendary Great Allegheny Passage and beautiful Montour Trail. You can follow along our excursion to experience Pennsylvania’s famous scenic wilderness, charming towns, beautiful tunnels, iconic sites and can’t-miss destinations.

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2017 Pennyslvania Sojourn

Opening Day for Trails

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, people across the nation kicked off the spring trail season by hitting their favorite trails. Check out the special events, sweepstakes and fun.

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Be Trail Prepared


Trainee on the Trail

Follow Suzanne's quest from beginner to bike mastery and wellness.

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How to Change a Bike Tire in 90 Seconds Flat

How to Prepare for Your First Long-Distance Trail Ride

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How to Be Equipment-Ready for Your First Long-Distance Trail Ride

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11 Tips to Make Walking a Natural, Enjoyable Part of Your Day

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Seven Haunted Tales from America’s Trails

Seven Haunted Tales from America’s Trails

In the “spirit” of fun this Halloween, RTC searched for the spookiest tales we could find on America’s diverse collection of rail-trails and multiuse...

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A View From … New England in Autumn

A View From … New England in Autumn

In the northernmost reaches of New England, nature’s autumn spectacle begins to whisper through the trees of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire in late...

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Ohio’s Simon Kenton Trail

Ohio’s Simon Kenton Trail

Western Ohio’s Simon Kenton Trail, named for a 17th-century frontiersman (and friend of Daniel Boone), offers the perfect opportunity for today’s...

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