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Gearing Up for a Cross-Country Trail Trek Webinar
April 18, 2024
Join us for a conversation about gearing up for a cross-country trail trek and what it takes to travel across the country by trail!
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Elements of Gold: Michigan’s Pere Marquette Rail-Trail Is a Special Place for All Seasons
April 08, 2024
The Pere Marquette Rail-Trail is like a gold standard for the quality of the trail and the upkeep and something people can enjoy all the time.
The Tridge along the 30-mile Pere Marquette Rail Trail in Michigan | Photo by Cory Matteson
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Rail-Trail Running for Beginners
April 04, 2024
Rail-trails offer a fantastic option for a beginning running program. Since they’re mostly off road, you don’t have to worry about cars.
Trail runners in Baltimore, MD | Photo by Allison Abruscato
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Trail Moments | Adventure for All: Advocating for Accessible Outdoor Spaces
May 04, 2023
People with disabilities also like a spectrum of experiences and—especially with all this new technology—are capable of a wide variety.
Quinn Brett | Photo by Jimmy McAllan
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Exploring America’s E-Bike Evolution
May 04, 2023
Now it’s younger families, maybe zero-car families that are using cargo e-bikes as a car replacement or commuters trying to get from A to B in the most efficient way they can.
Photo by Stephen Matera
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Hiking Hacks: Long-Distance Prep Tips and Tricks for Rail-Trails 101
February 14, 2023
A long-distance hike can truly be the adventure of a lifetime. With rail-trail thru hiking becoming more and more popular every day, I wanted to share some knowledge I’ve learn over the many years and thousands of miles I’ve spent on hiking and rail-trails about the world.
On the Appalachian Trail in 2021 | Photo courtesy Retha Charette
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Trail Moments | Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream on the Great American Rail-Trail
November 03, 2022
Family, work and life combined with the Great American Rail-Trail announcement to push me toward a commitment to a long-distance bike trip.
Arriving home at the end of the Great American Rail-Trail journey | Photo courtesy David Berrigan
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Swap Out a Car Trip for a Trail Trip With These Tips and Tricks
August 31, 2022
Swap out a car trip for a trail trip to decrease your carbon footprint. The best part—it will help us feel better, too.
Along the Great Rivers Greenway trail network in St. Louis, Missouri | Photo courtesy Great Rivers Greenway
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Trail Moments | Tips for Outdoor Outings With Your Kids
August 04, 2022
As someone who has hiked, biked, skied, climbed and simply enjoyed being outside in nature and beyond with her family, Chelsea Murphy had a lot of wisdom to share.
Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail | Courtesy of Chelsea Murphy
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Trail Moments | Swapping a Car for a Bike? Here’s What I Learned.
July 07, 2022
I decided to purchase my own e-bike and conquer my own fears of biking in the city. That was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
Biking in D.C.'s Rock Creek Park | Photo by Hayden Duncan, courtesy Victoria Yuen
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