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Indiana’s Big 4 Trail
January 11, 2022
Surrounded by tree canopies, beautiful countryside and the charm of small towns, the Big 4 Trail traverses a Midwestern wonderland. The developing rail-trail serves as an important regional connector—spreading diagonally across Boone County, crossing into Clinton County and, eventually, continuing into Tippecanoe County.
Indiana's Big 4 Trail | Courtesy Town of Zionsville
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Trail Moments | Letting the Good (and Bad) Times Roll: New York Bike Shop Opens in the Midst of a Covid World
January 03, 2022
Simon’s bike rental shop, a first for the town, is situated on Hurleyville’s Main Street, just steps from the rail-trail. “It’s 7 miles of beautiful, flat pavement.”
Fortress Bikes interior | Courtesy Hal Simon
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Trail Moments | Letting the Good (and Bad) Times Roll: New York Bike Shop Opens in the Midst of a Covid World
January 03, 2022
Simon’s bike rental shop, a first for the town, is situated on Hurleyville’s Main Street, just steps from the rail-trail. “It’s 7 miles of beautiful, flat pavement.”
Fortress Bikes interior | Courtesy Hal Simon
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Making Connections on 2021’s New Rail-Trails
December 20, 2021
Below, we’ve spotlighted a handful of the exciting new rail-trails that have opened up around the country this year, as well as the broader trail networks they tie into.
Colorado's Point Alta Vista Trail | Photo by D. Scott Clark Photography, courtesy Fremont Adventure Recreation
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Top 10 Trails in Vermont
December 15, 2021
Regardless of the season, Vermonters make the most of their trails. From spring when the wildflowers abound to the stunning autumn display of the hardwood forests, traveling by trail is a part of life.
Vermont's Island Line Rail Trail | Photo by Traillink user sluberry
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Top 10 Trails in Alaska
December 15, 2021
Holding more than half of America’s national park land by area, as well as numerous wildlife refuges, national forests, state parks and other outdoor assets, opportunities to recreate in the state are nearly boundless.
Alaska's Waterfront Trail | Photo Courtesy City of Seward
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Top 10 Trails in Hawaii
December 14, 2021
The six main islands offer trails in Hawaii and parks that allow you to explore the state’s variety of landscapes, history and rich culture.
Hawaii's Ke Ala Hele Makalae | Photo by Kevin Clark
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Breaking News: The Rock Island Trail Is On Track to Be Game-Changer for Missouri
December 14, 2021
The State of Missouri announced that they have officially railbanked the 144-mile Rock Island Railroad corridor.
Graphic by RTC, photo courtesy Missouri Rock Island Trail Inc.
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Top 10 Trails in Nevada
December 09, 2021
Trails in Nevada provide opportunities to easily navigate through the urban footprint ultimately finding peace in the wide-open spaces.
Nevada's Historic Railroad Trail | Photo by Traillink User gayinspandex
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Top 10 Trails in Washington, DC
December 02, 2021
D.C. has a lot treasures to discover—not least of which are its rail-trails and multiuse pathways, which provide linkages, large and small, to many of the communities.
Washington, D.C.'s Metropolitan Branch Trail | Photo by India Kea