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Illinois’ Hennepin Canal Parkway
March 11, 2019
Now, with its 112-year history, the Hennepin Canal Parkway seems a natural for its latest chapter—as a “gateway trail” in the nearly 4,000-mile Great American Rail-Trail, a cross-country route planned by Rails to Trails Conservancy (RTC) to stretch across the United States, from Washington, D.C., to Washington State.
Lift bridge, Hennepin Canal, night view | Courtesy of Hennepin Hundred
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A View From … The Great American Rail-Trail
January 23, 2019
Imagine what’s possible with a trail that connects the country. That vision will become a reality thanks to the Great American Rail-Trail, a signature project of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and the organization’s most ambitious TrailNation™ project yet.
Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail in Washington | Photo by TrailLink user biggerdawg
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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