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Trail Moments | From Father to Son—A Beautiful Life on a Bike Seat
September 08, 2020
I was lucky enough to grow up near a great rail-trail—the W&OD Trail in Northern Virginia—and as a child I used it regularly for leisurely rides.
Jorge Brito and son on the W&OD Trail in Northern Virginia | Courtesy Jorge Brito
How Trails and Outdoor Access Provide Important Mental Health Benefits
September 02, 2020
One significant way Americans are addressing their mental health needs during the coronavirus is through frequent activity in the outdoors.
Three Rivers Heritage Trail | Photo by Healthy Ride, Pittsburgh Bike Share
Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail: A Pedal Along a Michigan Marvel
August 26, 2020
I’d heard too many great things about the 22-mile Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail over the years, and I wanted to finally ride it myself.
Dunes on the Pierre Stocking Scenic Drive Overlook | Photo by Robert Annis
What We Mean When We Say We Are “Standing Against Racism”
June 10, 2020
We also got many questions—about the prevalence of experiences of inequity and injustice in the outdoors as well as what we’re doing about it.
Baltimore, MD | Photo by Side A Photography