Opening Day for Trails Events

The 2019 Opening Day for Trails is on Saturday, April 13!

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New River Trail State Park in Virginia | Photo by Tom Bilcze

On April 13, 2019, people across the nation will kick off the spring trail season by hitting their favorite trails. Whether you go for a walk, run, ride, picnic, attend a special Opening Day event, or enjoy trails in some other way, we hope you'll join the celebration!

Find a special Opening Day event by searching below. We'll be continually updating this page with new events, so if you can't find one near you yet, please: keep checking back, plan your own event or find a local trail to visit.


Featured RTC Events


Opening Day for Trails 2019 Arlington, VA event
Arlington, VA and D.C.

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Opening Day for Trails 2019 Pennsauken Township, NJ event
Pennsauken Township, NJ

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Opening Day for Trails 2019 Oakland, CA event
Oakland, CA

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Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs' Opening Day on the Greenway

This an event hosted by the Hot Springs Parks & Trails Department in support of Rails to Trails' Opening Day on the Trails nationwide event. There is no cost for attending. Bring a bike to participate in a slow roll after the run/walk phase.

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California

Oakland

Welcome to the East Bay Greenway

Health event in Oakland, CA by The Original Scraper Bike Team and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on Saturday, April 13 2019 with 201 people interested.

Richmond

Opening Day For Trails Wellness Ride!

Health event in Richmond, CA by Rich City RIDES and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on Sunday, April 14 2019

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Colorado

Connecticut

Simsbury

Canal Heritage Trail:

The Farmington Valley Trails Council will hold its 10th annual Trail-wide Clean-Up Day on Saturday, April 13th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

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Delaware

District of Columbia

Arlington

Opening Day for Trails Cleanup on the W&OD

Celebrate Opening Day for Trails by joining WalkArlington, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Capital Trails Coalition, NOVA Parks, and Arlington County Parks & Recreation on Saturday, April 13, on one of our favorite trails—the Washington & Old Dominion Trail (W&OD Trail)—in Arlington Virginia, to clean up litter and debris.

The cleanup will start on the W&OD Trail across from Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center, and we’ll work our way approximately half a mile up the trail toward Columbia Pike. We’ll focus on picking up the litter and trash that gathers in the vegetation near the side of the trail. Refreshments, water, and some fun giveaways will be provided as a thank-you to all who come out for the cleanup.

Various Locations in DC and Maryland

Earth Day 2019

As a special thank you, we have partnered with some local area restaurants to offer discounts for our Earth Day Volunteers! If you are wearing your t-shirt, you can go to participating establishments (details coming soon!) and enjoy special deals to celebrate the Anacostia River, and your role making it cleaner!

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Florida

Georgia

Athens

Firefly Trail .5K & Funfest

Event in Athens, GA by Dave Hadden and Jessie Hyatt on Saturday, April 13 2019 with 441 people interested and 62 people going. 22 posts in the discussion.

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Hawaii

Kahului

Maui Cycle Exploration - April Ride

Route: Kahului to Charley's Restaurant & Saloon (Paia). Distance: 11.9 miles round trip. See route on Google Maps: https://tinyurl.com/y64g82aj. Expected Duration: 2-2.5 hours roundtrip including time for brunch and scenic stops. Google Maps estimates duration of 30 minutes each way. Sites to see: Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary, Sprecklesville Beach

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Idaho

Illinois

Colona

Rails-To-Trails Paddle

Join us as we paddle the historic Hennepin Canal for the Rails to Trails Opening Day Event. This will be a leisure 7 mile paddle from the edge of Colona to the Isaac Walton Park in Geneseo and back.

Chicago

Trailblazer Opening Day Meetup in Chicago

Join RTC staff, Trailblazer Society Members and supporters in the Gallery room at Lagunitas Chicago to kick-start Opening Day for Trails weekend and learn about the Great American Rail-Trail—our exciting coast-to-coast trail project.

Drinks and free giveaways will get you ready for to celebrate the trails we all love!

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Elk Grove Village

FCEG Group Ride: 2019 Opening Day for Trails

We're excited to announce another group ride! You don't need to be an FCEG member to participate, so all are welcome! The distance and pace (10-12 mph) is appropriate for most cyclists. FCEG members and non-members can participate in group rides.

We'll be riding from 7 Mile Cycles, down the Salt Creek Greenway to Songbird Slough FP, and back. Approximate distance of this ride is 15 miles.

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Indiana

Carmel

Exhibit Opening - Wild, Wild Midwest

Event in Carmel, IN by Carmel Clay Historical Society on Saturday, April 13 2019

Heritage

Heritage Trail Health Talk

Health event by The Heritage Trail of Madison, IN on Saturday, April 13 2019

Hobart

On April 6th, dust off your bike and get it ready to ride as we kick off opening day with Rails to Trails and Trailblazers Bike Barn. We will do a little trail cleanup near Trailblazers Bike Barn and then ride the trail-destination: Oak Ridge Prairie. We will stop and do some trail cleaning at that end, then return to Trailblazers. Ride as little or as much as you want. Helmets are a must for this ride. Cleanup supplies will be provided. Snacks compliments of Trailblazers Bike Barn. Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout and other groups are welcome to attend, but all families within a group must register individually.See Facebook Event

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Iowa

Kansas

Goddard

National Rail to Trail opening Day on the Prairie Sunset Trail

Causes event in Goddard, KS by Prairie Travelers on Saturday, April 13 2019

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Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Biddeford

Opening Trail Day

Wellness event by The Eastern Trail and 4 others on Saturday, April 13 2019 with 172 people interested.

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Maryland

Baltimore

Volunteering Untapped - Rails-To-Trails

Event in Baltimore, MD by Volunteering Untapped Baltimore on Saturday, April 13 2019 with 185 people interested and 37 people going.

Leakin Park parkrun with Rails-To-Trails Opening Day

Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5k open to anyone who wants to walk, jog, or run. We meet every Saturday at 9:00 in the Winans Meadow portion of Leakin Park (4500 Franklintown Road). Strollers and dogs are welcome (one per runner on short leash). We welcome everyone no matter the age or ability. Join us at Leakin Park! Be sure to register at parkrun.us

Opening Day for Trails - Jones Falls Trail

Party event in Baltimore, MD by Baltimore Greenway Trails Coalition and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on Saturday, April 13 2019

Bethesda

Bells & Whistles

CCCT board members will be at the River Road overpass area on Saturday, April 13, from 10am-1pm, to install FREE bike bells and hand out whistles for walkers to help promote safety on the trail ( note: bells only available if installed with bike present).

Glenn Dale

Springburst 10K

PGRC's Springburst 10K (new distance and new location) is on Saturday April 13, 2019. It includes a 10K and a one-mile kids fun run.

Various Locations

Earth Day 2019

As a special thank you, we have partnered with some local area restaurants to offer discounts for our Earth Day Volunteers! If you are wearing your t-shirt, you can go to participating establishments (details coming soon!) and enjoy special deals to celebrate the Anacostia River, and your role making it cleaner!

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Massachusetts

Winthrop

2019 April Fools Ride

Join Bike to the Sea on their first ride of the 2019 season. We will take a bike tour of the new Belle Isle Marsh Ecology Park followed by a ride around Deer Island along its dedicated pathway.You can also learn about the progress of the Northern Strand Community Trail.

Hudson

Opening Day for Trails - Assabet River Rail Trail Walk/Run/Ride

Fitness event in Hudson, MA by Assabet River Bicycles on Saturday, April 13 2019

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Michigan

Battle Creek

Chief Noonday Adopt-a-Highway

Event by North Country Trail Association; Chief Noonday Chapter on Saturday, April 13 2019

Detroit

Soul Roll Season Opener

Soul Roll Detroit proudly present to you our Season Opener Soul Roll Saturday this will be a fun safe ride geared towards family & friends and health & fitness We will meet at the top of the Dequinder cut Gratoit Entrance at 4:00 rolling out at 5:00 it's plenty of parking please have your bikes tuned up before the ride.

St. Clair Co.

Chain Gang Bicycle & Adventure

Please join us on the Wadhams to Avoca Trail at the parking area in Wadhams on 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 13.

Ypsilanti

BORDERTOBORDER.ORG

Opening Day For Trails” Walk – Saturday, April 13th – St. Joseph Mercy Hospital – 10am. Enjoy a leisurely 45 minute walk on the Border To Border (B2B) Trail and connecting feeder trails on national “Opening Day For Trails Day”.The St. Joseph Mercy Opening Day walk will start from a trail parking area located at 5402 McCauley Drive (Google map at https://goo.gl/maps/Z31tyLr4zut).

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Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Billings

Trails Opening Day

Causes event by Billings Parks and Recreation and Billings TrailNet on Saturday, April 13 2019 with 136 people interested.

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Nebraska

Nevada

Las Vegas

Tour de Summerlin Bike Rides - 2019 Event

SOUTHERN NEVADA’S LONGEST RUNNING BICYCLE EVENT The 2019 Tour de Summerlin will mark our 18th year running and we are so appreciative for all the sponsors, riders and volunteers who have supported our event over the past 17 years.

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New Hampshire

New Jersey

Camden

Kite Flying Fun in Camden

56232382_10156386822943507_3838760027347222528_o.jpg ​Help us kick off the trail season with a little outdoor activity on the Wiggins Promenade along the Delaware River in Camden. If you're visiting Adventure Aquarium or just happen to be in the neighborhood, stop by and try your hand at flying some uniquely awesome animal kits.

Opening Day For Trails - Ride with the Y!

Health event by Camden Community Services and New Jersey Conservation Foundation on Saturday, April 13 2019

Pennsauken Township

Opening Day for Trails - Pennsauken, NJ

Join us for a day of food, fun and festivities as we celebrate Opening Day for Trails along the future section of the Burlington-Camden Trail in Pennsauken!

Princeton

Circuit Trails Opening Day (2019-04-13)

Home / / Circuit Trails Opening Day April 13, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm ETS Campus 660 Rosedale Road. Princeton NJ 08541 Event will take place at ETS Campus Rosedale Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ https://goo.gl/maps/QcXNf1894792 In partnership with Circuit Trails

Circuit Trail Celebration Opening Day Walk Along the Path

Untitled-2.jpg ​Join the D&R Canal State Park Naturalist and Historian for a three-mile loop walk to "break in" the newly resurfaced path from the Millstone Aqueduct to Alexander Road in Princeton.

Trenton

Opening Day for Trails: Canal Clean-Up + Ride!

Join us in welcoming warmer weather & celebrating Opening Day for Trails on the Delaware & Raritan Canal Tow Path!Meet up is 10:00am at the Battle Monument for a clean up of the towpath until around noon.We will have gloves, bags and some trash pickin' tools

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New Mexico

New York

Albany

Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon

Join us for the inaugural Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon! This new event features a point-to-point course using the new Albany County Rail Trail and descends over 450 feet along the scenic path along the Normanskill, finishing at Jennings Landing.

This event is unlike any other in NY's Capital District, and ARE Event Productions, in partnership with Albany County, look forward to providing you with a racing experience that is all about you.

High Falls

O&W Rail Trail (Town of Rochester) Clean Up Day

Please come out and help us clean up the rail trail or just take a walk and draw attention to this beautiful but under-used asset in our community! Rain date Sunday 4/14.

Irvington

Great Saw Mill River Cleanup 2019: Great Hunger Memorial/Woodlands Lake, Irvington

Join us for the 10th Annual Great Saw Mill River Cleanup! The rain date for this event will be on Saturday, April 20 from 10AM - 1PM Directions: Another site along the South County Trailway, and located off of the Saw Mill River Parkway going NORTH, exit 19 (Great Hunger Memorial at VE Macy Park sign), just North of Ardsley/Dobbs Ferry exit.

Poughkeepsie

Rails to Trails Opening Day

Come celebrate Opening Day of Rails to Trails on Saturday, April 13, 2019 with the Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club.This is an informal and FREE meet-up/training run to launch Opening Season for our local trail system and to formally begin exercising for the Dutchess County Classic.Run/Walk/bike or roll for a little or long as you would like.

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North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Akron

Adam's + Haley's Run Cleanup

Join us to clean trails and remove invasive species! This year's event will also feature lunch, special guest speakers, and a hike! This project is in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup, Keep Akron Beautiful's Clean Up Akron Month, and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Opening Day for Trails!

Cleveland

Opening Day for Trails - Cleveland

Join us for a spring celebration along the Cuyahoga River on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail & Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail!

Stop by to join us on a ride or hike, snacks and refreshments from Cleveland Metroparks' Merwins Wharf, fun, freebies—and to learn more about the great pathways in northeast Ohio and around the state!

Dayton

Opening Day for Trails - Dayton

Party event in Dayton, OH by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and 6 others on Saturday, April 13 2019 with 771 people interested and 39 people going.

Lexington

Rails to Trails Opening Day on the B&O!

Wellness event in Lexington, OH by Richland County Park District on Saturday, April 13 2019

Greenville

Bike the Tecumseh Trail

Event in Greenville, OH by Darke County Parks on Saturday, April 13 2019

London

Opening Day for Trails 2019

Causes event in London, OH by Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails on Saturday, April 13 2019

Mt. Vernon

Opening Day for Trails

The Friends of the Heart of Ohio Trail, the Kokosing Gap Trail Board and Knox County Park District are hosting a day of family-filled fun at the C. A. & C. Depot. The Rails to Trails Conservancy Opening Day for Trails is a nationwide celebration of local rail trails and how they bring life to communities and their residents. This annual event is a celebration of the return of spring and the substantial increase in trail visitors and 2019 marks the 7th year for this event. Join us in the fun and activities that are being planned.

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Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Bala Cynwyd

Bike Chester County - Bike to Breakfast

COME CELEBRATE THE OPENING DAY OF TRAILS WITH A 20 MILE ROUND-TRIP RIDE ALONG THE CHESTER VALLEY TRAILFROM THE WESTLAKES TRAILHEAD TO THE FAMOUS TOASTERY. Patricipants should bring their own bike, helmet, and money for breakfast.

Berwyn

Bike Chester County -

Come celebrate the Opening Day of Trails with a 20 mile round-trip ride along the Chester Valley Trail from the Westlakes Trailhead to The Famous

Throughout Delco, Chester County, Montco and Philadelphia

Darby Creek Valley Association - Annual Darby Creek Cleanup

Each Spring since 1984 the Darby Creek Valley Association hosts a watershed-wide clean up event focusing on removing trash, tires, and other debris from regional waterways. During this event, volunteers work together to clean up sites located throughout the watershed. An incredible amount of trash makes its way into our local waterways each year.

Douglassville

Opening Trails Day at Fork & Ale | Schuylkill River Greenways

Celebrate Opening Trails Day with a Schuylkill River Trail cleanup at Fork & Ale on Saturday, April 13. Time is to be determined. Fork & Ale is a Schuylkill River Trail adopt-a-trail member and the cleanup will be on this specific section of the trail in Union Township.

Easton

2019 Opening Day for Trails Hugh Moore Park Clean-up

Join D&L Trail Tenders on Opening Day for Trails!

Ebensburg

Opening Day for Trails Group Run

Join us for the Opening Day for Trails with a group run on the Ghost Town Trail. Fingers crossed for most of the snow to be FINALLY cleared away. We will meet at the shop at 8:00 AM. We can head to the GTT for as many miles as you want. A group of us will be doing 10-12 miles, but feel free to run 1 or more!

Philadelphia

Explore: Schuylkill River & The Discovery Center

Saturday, April 13th is Opening Day for Trails and we're offering a ride along the Schuylkill River Trail and up to The Discovery Center, project of the National Audubon Society and the Philadelphia Outward Bound School. Once there, we'll learn about this wonderful facility and the work being done there— and April is a key bird migration month! We'll also pass by the Bicycle Coalition's new Education Center along this ride.

Schuylkill River Trail Opening Trails Day

Untitled-4.jpg ​Celebrate Opening Trails Day at our new entrance to the Schuylkill River Trail. Create a nature craft, participate in a trail beautification project, and learn about the important health benefits of getting outside. Participants should park by Shawmont Station and walk to our entrance along the Schuylkill River Trail.

Bartram's Garden Volunteer Days: 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month (reoccurring)

5bartram-plant-sale-1120x275.jpg ​Volunteers play important roles in our day-to-day operations.When you volunteer at Bartram's Garden, you join a growing core of devoted supporters who quite literally bring our mission to life.Outdoor Volunteers Please click here to register for an upcoming outdoor volunteer day.We welcome volunteers on the second and fourth Saturdays of most months from April to October, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Cobbs Creek Trail Opening Trails Day

Enjoy a morning walk along the Cobbs Creek Trail with doctors form CHOP Primary Care, Cobbs Creek for this Opening Trails Day celebration! Come meet the pediatricians who are prescribing outdoor activity and time in nature. FREE Refreshments and SWAG!

Schuylkill River Trail Opening Trails Day

Health event by NaturePHL and 2 others on Saturday, April 13 2019

Southampton

Opening Day For Trails With The Penn-Tammany Greenway Coalition

Causes event in Southampton, PA by Penn-Tammany Greenway Coalition on Saturday, April 13 2019

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Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Avery

Avery VFD Fish Fry and Bicycle Ride

Spring Fish Fry and Bike Ride. Ride starts at 9am. Fish starts at 11am. Ride takes place on NE Texas Trail and gravel roads also some pavement. East Ride 25 miles; https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28747469 Starting with a ride going east down the beautiful NETT Trail toward Dekalb, then traveling through paved and gravel roads back to Avery VFD, You will pass by a country church, a couple of country cemeteries, a rural park and some Longhorn Cows (if your lucky, they come up to pose). Ride routes will be marked with directional arrows. Price includes ride and Fish Fry. REGISTER EARLY AND RESERVE A PIECE OF YOUR FAVORITE PIE. (As kinds and supply permits). T shirt to entrants registered by first cut-off date.

Blossom

GBDA Zombie Run | 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

Welcome to Greater Blossom Development Association's Zombie Fun Run brought to you in part by Afterlife Haunt in Blossom, Texas! We are kicking off Rails to Trails Opening Day along with other local communities and invite you to come by and enjoy our beautiful new trail. Choose from a 5k or 1 mile fun run/walk | Online registration opens March 1st

Brownsville

Opening Day for Trails - Brownsville

🚲 Go for a bike ride along either the Belden, Historic Battlefield or Southmost Nature trails! All rides/groups will end at Market Square, 1114 E. Adams Street, around 10 a.m. (Free bike rental will be offered, starting at 8 a.m., at Market Square! Bike renters will join the Belden Trail bike ride with City of Brownsville Commissioner Rose Gowen.)

🎨 Witness the unveiling of the Mariachis y Mariposas mural, by local artist Robert Ruiz, along the San Fernando Building in downtown Market Square at 10:30 a.m.! (Light refreshments will be provided.)

🎉Get to know Brownsville walking, biking and trail advocacy groups and learn more about the 428-mile Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Plan (Learn more: railstotrails.org/activeplan)

🍎 Browse Brownsville's Farmers' Market, and enjoy fun and refreshments along the Historic Battlefield Trail— just a short distance from Market Square—after the mural unveiling!

Opening Day for Trails - Brownsville

Mayor and two commissioners will be leading three simultaneous bike rides. One on the Historic Battlefield Trail, one on the Belden Trail, and one on the Southmost Nature Trail. All rides will lead to Linear Park, where there will be a mural unveiling and some refreshments.

Denton, Corinth, Lake Dallas, Highland Village and Lewisville

A-train Rail Trail | DCTA

Join DCTA and the cities of Denton, Corinth, Lake Dallas, Highland Village and Lewisville on April 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to walk, run, jog and stroll with family and friends on the A-train Rail Trail!

Ladonia

LADONIA MARDI GRAS OPENING DAY FOR TRAILS CELEBRATION

Laissez bon temps rouler! April 13th from 11am-2pm at the Ladonia Depot Come hike or bike the lovely Ladonia Trail and celebrate Opening Day for Trails in Mardi Gras style! Our friends at the City of Ladonia will be serving up pulled pork sandwich meal deals for $5 and they will have other goodies available PLUS plenty of mardi gras beads for everyone.

Paris

OPENING DAY FOR TRAILS - TRAIL DE PARIS NATURE WALK

Saturday, April 13, 2019 Help us kick off the 2019 Trail Season on the Trail de Paris with a bird and nature walk led by Texas Master Naturalist Nancee Salzman. Come see and learn about local birds, wildlife, plants, and insects. All ages are welcome!

Trail Fest - Trail de Paris

Wellness event in Paris, TX by NorthEast Texas Trail Coalition on Saturday, April 13 2019 with 109 people interested.

Gateway to Texas Trail Fest

Fitness event in Paris, TX by NorthEast Texas Trail Coalition on Saturday, April 13 2019

Rancho Viejo

New active transportation mural (images of pedestrians, cyclists, kayakers/stand-up paddle boarders) will be showcased. A bike parade for kids. Planting of native Sabal Palms. Education on recycling, healthy lifestyles, pollinators and butterflies.

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Reno

Fairies in the Forest

Something magical has been found! Fairies have invaded our trail! Come and experience the magic of our enchanted woods. Children are invited to dress in their finest fairy, gnome, or troll attire. Enjoy a fairy-tale read by the Fairy Godmother herself, followed by face painting, crafts, and more. Children's activities will take place from 10am to 12pm at the Trailhead on Airport Road. The trail will be decorated all day for Opening Day for Trails. For more information, please call (903)785-6581.

Wolf City

Trailfest 2019

Help us celebrate 2019 National Opening Day of Trails in Wolfe CIty TX. Activities include a 5k Mud Run, hot link eating contest, color run for the kids, live music, horseshoes and cornhole tournaments. For more info please see WolfeCityRailTrail.org.

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Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Arlington

Opening Day for Trails Cleanup on the W&OD

Celebrate Opening Day for Trails by joining WalkArlington, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Capital Trails Coalition, NOVA Parks, and Arlington County Parks & Recreation on Saturday, April 13, on one of our favorite trails—the Washington & Old Dominion Trail (W&OD Trail)—in Arlington Virginia, to clean up litter and debris.

The cleanup will start on the W&OD Trail across from Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center, and we’ll work our way approximately half a mile up the trail toward Columbia Pike. We’ll focus on picking up the litter and trash that gathers in the vegetation near the side of the trail. Refreshments, water, and some fun giveaways will be provided as a thank-you to all who come out for the cleanup.

Alexandria

4/13 Trail Cleanup for Alice Ferguson Foundation and Opening Day for Trails

Eventbrite - Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail presents 4/13 Trail Cleanup for Alice Ferguson Foundation and Opening Day for Trails - Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Washington Sailing Marina, Alexandria, VA. Find event and registration information.

Lexington

Friends of the Chessie Trail

Saturday, April 13, 9 AM to noon FOCT is joining the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in a national celebration of the Opening Day for Trails! Bring your family out to enjoy the trail any time between 9...

Norfolk

Opening Day for Trails 2019

Join the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and trail lovers nationwide for the Opening Day for Trails 2019! We’ll be hosting a day full of exciting events to celebrate the start of trail season—and we hope you’ll join us!There's a whole roster of activities on and along the 10.5-mile ERT, so we invite you to choose your own adventure! Start your day at Plum Point Park with complimentary coffee and a chance to connect with local groups who activate the trail. Then grab a map and schedule of events for what promises to be a fun-filled and family-friendly day on the ERT! NOTE: Please check the event link for the most up-to-date information about each Opening Day for Trails event.

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Washington

Seattle

Rail-to-Trails Bike Ride · Hosted by Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery

This year marks Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s seventh annual Opening Day for Trails! On Saturday, April 13, 2019, people across the nation will kick off the spring trail season by hitting their favorite trails for a walk, run, ride or special event. To participate in this annual event sponsored by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, meet at Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery at 1 PM to participate in a group bike ride organized by a fellow member. Riders may choose from 3 options: 22 miles, 15 miles or 11 miles.

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West Virginia

Kingwood

Celebrate National Trail Day with Tunnelton!

Come celebrate National Trail Day and celebrate with Tunnelton as we cut the ribbon on their new and improved section of the West Virginia Northern Rail Trail! The community members of Tunnelton have rallied to raise the bulk of $10,000 which will pay a contractor to fix the drainage and erosion issues over the first 3/4 mile of trail which is currently impassable on foot. It will not yet be rail trail grade, but will be an asset to Tunnelton to explore the history and nature.

Morgantown

Handmade Market: Wharf Art Walk

Take a stroll on the Mon River Rail-Trail and check out multiple artisans at River Birch Café, Table 9, Flour & Feed, and Mountain State Brewing. Live music and activities. Proceeds from art purchases will benefit local rail-trails. Details at http://www.montrails.org/mrtc-handmade-market/

Salem

Opening Day for Trails

Come join us for the national opening day for trails. We'll be having a bike rodeo, bingo, bike give away, and more!

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Wisconsin

Milwaukee

Opening Day for Trails - Milwaukee

Whether you're a regular or a first-timer on the trail, Opening Day is the perfect time to spend an afternoon enjoying the spectacular Oak Leaf Trail. Stop by to:

🗺 Explore the new map of the Route of the Badger—a 700+ mile trail network developing in Southeast Milwaukee.

🍻 Try out Good City Brewing's limited-edition BikeTrail Bock that celebrates the Route of the Badger, cheers!

▫🚲 Check out e-bike demos with Wheel & Sprocket.

🛠 Get your bike fixed (Several types of standard bike repair will be offered free of charge) courtesy of REI.

🎉 Enjoy food, fun, libations and music!

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Wyoming