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Georgia’s Cricket Frog Trail
April 04, 2024
The Cricket Frog Trail passes north of Covington Square and twists through miles of woods and scenic farmland before reaching Mansfield.
Group bike ride along Georgia's Cricket Frog Trail | Photo courtesy Newton Trails, Inc.
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A Milestone for the Mickelson Trail: Celebrating 25 Years
September 13, 2023
The 109-mile George S. Mickelson Trail, named after the South Dakota governor who championed the trail before dying in a plane crash in 1993, was officially dedicated in the midst of much fanfare in 1998.
George S. Mickelson Trail at the Deadwood Trailhead | Photo courtesy South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
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Arkansas’ Razorback Regional Greenway
July 05, 2023
Whether he’s going to work or out to eat with his family, Fayetteville resident Matt Mihalevich often hops on his bicycle and rides the Razorback Regional Greenway in Northwest Arkansas to get there.
Arkansas' Razorback Regional Greenway | Photo courtesy Experience Fayetteville
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Nevada’s River Mountains Loop Trail
May 05, 2023
A few miles into the 12-foot-wide trail, towering snowcapped Spring Mountains to the northwest dwarf the Vegas Strip’s cityscape. Since 2012, it’s been a destination for locals and visitors—cyclists, runners, inline skaters and walkers. There’s even a 15-mile parallel equestrian trail.
View of Lake Mead along the River Mountains Loop Trail | Photo by John Holman
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Celebrate Trails Day 2023: Showcasing the Impact of America’s Trails
May 04, 2023
Many thanks to the at least 12,000 people who participated and our more than 220 partners for Celebrate Trails Day 2023.
Celebrate Trails Day 2023 in Columbus, OH | Photo courtesy RTC
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Trail Moments | Long-Distance Skater Raveena Adams Crosses Ohio
April 10, 2023
On Sept. 22, 2020, I started my four-day, 300-mile skate journey. The route took me through many cities, such as Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati, as well as rural forest areas and cornfields. Although I faced a lot of obstacles along the way, the weather was generally perfect—warm days feeling that dimming autumn sun.
Exploring the Ohio to Erie Trail via skateboard | Photo courtesy Raveena Adams
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10 Great Destinations Along Missouri’s Future Rock Island Trail
March 16, 2023
Below are some of our favorite destinations along the Rock Island Trail, which is undergoing trail development and is not yet open for use.
This Caboose greets visitors where the Katy Trail and the Rock Island Trail intersect in Windsor. | Photo courtesy Missouri Rock island Trail Inc.
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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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Minnesota and North Dakota’s Greenway of Greater Grand Forks
October 06, 2022
Over the past two decades, the Greenway of Greater Grand Forks has attracted more and more uses, and Greendahl said she often gets requests for new features, such as more river access points.
Greenway of Greater Grand Forks | Photo by TrailLink user thejake91739
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Best Of: Great American Rail-Trail Adventures With the Traverses
September 12, 2022
In June 2021, my husband, Pat, and I began our trek on the Great American Rail-Trail® in Seattle, Washington, at the western end of the 3,700-mile developing route.
Shevonne and Pat Travers | Photo courtesy Shevonne and Pat Travers