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Michigan Trail System Makes Connections From Lake to Shining Lake
July 04, 2021
By summer 2022, the Michigan Air Line Trail will complete the final 2.5 miles of its 8-mile total, and enthusiasm among Wixom’s residents and business owners is high. But even more exciting than the trail’s completion is the news that the route will join the larger Great Lake-to-Lake Trails network. Because now, rather than merely attracting Detroiters, Wixom will be able to advertise itself to cross-state roadtrippers.
Michigan's Kal Haven Trail on the Great Lake-to-Lake Trails Route 1 in South Haven | Photo by C.M. McGuire
What’s It Like to Ride the Great American Rail-Trail? Just Ask These Trail Trekkers.
May 07, 2021
RTC talked to several long-distance bicyclists who have taken on the Great American Rail trail alread.
Washington's Olympic Discovery Trail | Photo by John Gussman
Great American Rail-Trail: Long-Distance Adventures
May 07, 2021
RTC talked to several long-distance bicyclists who have taken on the Great American Rail trail alread.
The stunning 22-mile NorPac trail in Idaho and Montana, is a host trail of the 3,700-mile Great American Rail-Trail. | Photo by TrailLink user cstineyb
Arizona’s Santa Cruz River Park Trail
April 12, 2021
Starting in the centuries-old birthplace of Tucson in the south, the Santa Cruz River Park Trail follows the sandy and mostly dry riverbed.
The Loop | Photo by Gerry Loew, Pima County Communications
Florida’s Spring to Spring Trail
March 16, 2021
The Spring to Spring Trail is this scenic, nearly complete 26-mile route winding through the old-growth forests and tree-draped lakesides of Central Florida.
Spring to Spring Trail | Courtesy Pat Northey
Idaho’s Portneuf Greenway
February 11, 2021
The Portneuf Greenway is a developing trail system that aims to connect the entire Portneuf River valley, including Pocatello and neighboring Chubbuck.
Portneuf Greenway through the Edson Fichter Nature Area | Photo by Charles R. Peterson
Top 10 Trails in New Hampshire
February 10, 2021
New Hampshire is an outdoor lover’s dream, with more than 80% of the state covered by trees. Here's a list of top 10 trails in New Hampshire.
Londonderry Rail Trail | Courtesy Londonderry Trailways
Top 10 Trails in Colorado
February 04, 2021
Here is a selection of our favorite Colorado trails, a mixture of urban and remote experiences across the Front Range and Rocky Mountains.
Colorado's Rio Grande Trail | Photo by Scott Stark
Top 10 Trails in West Virginia
January 29, 2021
West Virginia is indeed a little slice of heaven for outdoor enthusiasts. Here are 10 of our favorite ways to explore the state.
View from Blackwater Canyon Trail | Photo by TrailLink user beachbum25
Tennessee’s Tweetsie Trail
October 13, 2020
The Tweetsie Trail connects two charming towns in the Appalachian foothills, following a railroad corridor that once snaked through the mountains and crossed into North Carolina.
Tweetsie Trail entrance in Johnson City | Courtesy Carter County Tourism