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Focus Term: Hall of Fame

Close Ties: Louisiana Bootlace Trail Network
October 26, 2021
Trail advocates in Louisiana are coming together with a vision to create a 100-miles-plus trail network loop that will lace together a dozen parishes.
Part of the developing Louisiana Bootlace Trail Network, New Orleans’ Wisner Trail is nestled between two popular recreational amenities - City Park and Bayou St. John. Photo by Jennifer Ruley, courtesy City of New Orleans.
Iowa’s Raccoon River Valley Trail
September 10, 2021
In pastoral west-central Iowa, the Raccoon River Valley Trail has won this year’s blue-ribbon prize: entrance into the Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.
Perry's depot along the Raccoon River Valley Trail | Courtesy Raccoon River Valley Trail Association
Meet the 2022 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame Nominees
July 13, 2021
Picking a winner for the 2022 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame is going to be tough. the choice is in your hands when public voting kicks off on Friday, July 22.
Top 10 Trails in Indiana
March 24, 2021
Trails in Indiana make the state ideal for exploration with 73 completed rail-trails and 34 rail-trail projects in progress as of 2021.
Indiana's Erie Lackawanna Trail | Photo by Tom Roach
Top 10 Trails in Maryland
March 08, 2021
Here are just 10 of our favorite trails in Maryland. The Free State offers a host of trail offerings for nearly every user and year-round.
Maryland's Jones Falls Trail | Photo by Side A Photography
Rail-Trail Movement Mourns a Great Friend, Philanthropist Jeff Doppelt
January 21, 2021
Jeffrey L. Doppelt of Great Neck, New York, an enthusiastic ambassador and philanthropist for rail-trails, passed away from COVID-19.
Jeff Doppelt, rail-trail supporter and philanthropist, on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail | Photo courtesy Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Five Destination Rail-Trails Newly Designated as 2020 National Recreation Trails
November 30, 2020
In October, a new slate of 30 trails in 25 states were ushered into the ranks of top outdoor destinations as 2020’s National Recreation Trails by U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
Flint Hills Trail State Park | Courtesy Kansas Tourism
Nine Romantic Trail Destinations That Will Make You Swoon
February 10, 2020
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought it was a great time to bust out this list of top romantic rail-trails in the United States. Here are nine, great, romantic trail destinations to try and catch cupid’s arrow!
View from the Ivanhoe Trestle along New River Trail State Park | Courtesy Virginia DCR
Eight Scenic State Parks for RV Camping Along the Great American Rail-Trail
January 29, 2020
The Great American spans more than 3,700 miles. Here are a few of these picturesque parks for RV camping along the Great American Rail-Trail.
Lake Easton State Park in Washington | Courtesy Washington State Parks
Mississippi’s Tanglefoot Trail
August 06, 2019
All 43.6 miles of the Tanglefoot Trail opened at once, becoming the longest rail-trail in the state, and connecting these communities.
Mississippi's Tanglefoot Trail | Photo by Wendy Crosby, courtesy