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Minnesota’s Midtown Greenway
October 16, 2015
Nestled 20 feet below street level in an early 20th-century railroad cut, Minnesota’s Midtown Greenway bypasses the street traffic crossing overhead on more than two dozen historical bridges.
Photo courtesy The Greenway Guy
The Alternative List: 10 Great Trails for Fall (Under the Radar)
October 08, 2015
For those of you looking for a fall adventure that might not be on everyone's bucket list, we've uncovered 10 great trails for fall.
Fall vista from the Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail in California | Photo by Stan Bales, courtesy Bureau of Land Management
10 Great Hiking and Walking Trails
September 30, 2015
In honor of Trails, Parks and Outdoor Spots month, here's a list of 10 great walking and hiking trails across America (in no particular order).
Chessie Nature Trail | Photo by Frank N. Carlson
Pennsylvania’s Heritage Rail Trail County Park and Maryland’s Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail
September 18, 2015
One of the largest completed sections of that developing network is a pair of connected rail-trails—the Heritage Rail Trail County Park and the Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail—a 44-mile expanse.
Heritage Rail Trail County Park | Photo by John Gensor, courtesy Steam Into History
15 Essentials Every Bicyclist Should Have
August 24, 2015
A common question new bicyclists have is: What are the biking "essentials" I should have in my “toolkit”? RTC gave the answer a shot.
Photo courtesy Richard Masoner | CC by 2.0
Five Great Rail-Trails for Family Camping
July 16, 2015
School is out, summer is in, and it’s time to take the kids on a vacay. Below are five great options for a weekend camping and biking trip!
Photo courtesy RTC
Top 10 Rail-Trails for American History: A Fourth of July List
July 02, 2015
This Independence Day weekend, celebrate the birth and growth of America by riding or striding into the past. We hope you enjoy this list of Top 10 Rail-Trails for American History!
Heritage Rail Trail County Park | Photo by John Gensor
10 Great Biking Moments in Movies
November 25, 2014
We’re pleased to bring you these—10 great biking moments in movies (in order of release).
Image courtesy RTC
Pennsylvania and Maryland’s Great Allegheny Passage
July 01, 2007
The Great Allegheny Passage, the country's longest multi-purpose trail and the site of the 2007 Greenway Sojourn, and also the first inductee to Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.
Great Allegheny Passage | Photo by Blase Ur