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Focus Term: Encouraging Trail Use


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Prescribe-a-Trail: Walking to Happier and Healthier Lifestyles in Greater Philly
November 17, 2018
Prescribe-a-Trail (PAT) is a program in which Philadelphia-area hospitals and health-care organizations lead outings on local trails along the Circuit Trails network.
Prescribe-a-Trail walkers at Valley Forge National Historical Park | Photo by Roy Perry
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Colorado’s Mineral Belt Trail
October 15, 2018
Forming a nearly 12-mile paved loop around the city, the Mineral Belt Trail offers spectacular views around every bend.
Mineral Belt Trail | Photo by Laura Stark, courtesy Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
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Las Reglas de Oro: Seis Cosas Que Debes Saber Para La Temporada de Senderos
September 10, 2018
Sendero: Un sendero es un camino o rastro de uso recreativo, típicamente en lugares cerca o dentro de la naturaleza.
Photo by Bob Wick, Public Domain
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Indiana’s Cardinal Greenway
September 06, 2018
Trail crossing over the White River along the Cardinal Greenway near the McCulloch Riverview Trailhead in Muncie, Indiana | Photo by Tony Valainis
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“It’s a Scorcher Out There!” Quick Tips to Stay Hydrated on the Trail
June 29, 2018
Having ridden trails for more than two decades, my wife and I have picked up a few tricks—and here’s what we do to keep the water colder and more enjoyable for just a little longer.
Bryan and June Bradley, members of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy since 1999 | Photo courtesy Bryan and June Bradley
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Meet the Newest National Recreation Trails (Hint: Six Are Rail-Trails!)
June 01, 2018
Below are the rail-trails now joining the ranks of more than 1,000 National Recreation Trails designated across the country.
Cannon Valley Trail - Photo by TrailLink user caferacer42
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West Virginia and Pennsylvania’s Parkersburg to Pittsburgh Corridor
April 16, 2018
The P2P: It’s a small acronym that holds a world of promise. Extending from Parkersburg to Pittsburgh (P2P), the developing 238.5-mile route connecting northern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania by trail.
Morgantown's Caperton Trail, part of the Mon River Trail System | Photo by James Riel
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Useful Biking Gear for Trails—Plus a Few MacGyver Tips!
March 30, 2018
I asked my colleagues at Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), some of America’s most experienced trail riders, what equipment they’ve found super useful in the past.
2017 Opening Day for Trails on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Photo by Amy Kapp
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Indiana’s Erie Lackawanna Trail
March 16, 2018
Northwest Indiana’s Erie Lackawanna Trail offers an experience of beautiful contrasts. The region boasts sandy dunes, a glimmering Great Lake and windswept prairies.
Erie Lackawanna Trail | Photo by Eric Allix Rogers
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How to Be Equipment-Ready for Your First Long-Distance Trail Ride
March 13, 2018
Female young technician looking at the camera in her bicycle repair shop | Photo courtesy RTC