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A Vermont Rail-Trail Leads to the New York Public Library
December 17, 2020
Some 110 years later, thanks to the efforts of four southern Vermonters, the Manchester Rail Trail guides visitors on the remarkable journey of that marble from quarries in Dorset to the finishing mill in Manchester to New York City.
Along the Manchester Rail Trail in Vermont | Photo by Robin Verner
Atlanta’s Doll’s Head Trail Is an Eerily Cool Trailside Attraction—With a Great Cause
October 27, 2020
The Doll’s Head Trail is the 2.5-mile whimsical (and sometimes creepy) trail-turned-art exhibit tucked away in DeKalb, County’s Constitution Lakes Park in Atlanta, Georgia.
Doll’s Head Trail in DeKalb County’s Constitution Lakes Park, Atlanta, Georgia | Photo by Marcus O. Bst | CC BY 2.0 GENERIC
Accessibility Toolkit for Land Managers
October 01, 2020
The Accessibility Toolkit for Land Managers is an informative document meant to help land managers design and maintain with equity and inclusion as a priority.
Five Top Trails That Make the Case for America’s Recreational Trails Program
September 21, 2020
Nearly three decades after its inception, the need for the RTP has only intensified as trail development accelerates nationally. The country has increased its number of rail-trails from around 500 to more than 2,200.
Northern Rail Trail | Photo by TrailLink user sc302
Pennsylvania’s Tacony Creek Trail
June 09, 2020
The 3.2-mile Tacony Creek Trail, paved and smooth as a river stone, flows along the waterway under the hush of tall old-growth trees.
Tacony Creek Trail | Photo by Thom Carroll
Montana’s Milwaukee Road Rail-Trail (Thompson Park)
May 11, 2020
Framed by the majestic Rocky Mountains, Montana’s Milwaukee Road Rail-Trail (Thompson Park) sits roughly equidistant between two national parks—just a half-day’s drive from both Yellowstone and Glacier.
Milwaukee Road Rail Trail in Thompson Park | Photo by Preston Keres, courtesy USDA Forest Service
New Hampshire’s Londonderry Rail Trail
April 06, 2020
About a 45-mile drive northwest of Boston, the Londonderry Rail Trail in the quaint southern New Hampshire town of Londonderry offers locals a slice of tranquility in an otherwise upside-down world with a 4.5-mile jaunt through verdant forests and wildlife-rich wetlands and along scenic ponds.
Recently completed Cohas section of the Londonderry Rail Trail | Courtesy Londonderry Trailways
MnDOT Bikeway Facility Design Manual
February 01, 2020
The Minnesota Bikeway Facility Design Manual provides the Minnesota DOT vision and mission for bicycle transportation in Minnesota
Albany Hudson Electric Trail – Trail Maintenance Plan
December 30, 2019
Trail Maintenance Plan provides a detailed list of required trail maintenance activities for the proposed Albany Hudson Electric Trail.
Massachusetts and New Hampshire’s Nashua River Rail Trail
November 08, 2019
New England in autumn is nature’s spectator sport, and a special place to view its riotous colors is the Nashua River Rail Trail, spanning just over 12 miles in Massachusetts and spilling into New Hampshire.
Nashua Rail River Trail | Photo by Milo Bateman