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Nevada’s River Mountains Loop Trail
May 05, 2023
The River Mountains Loop Trail (RMLT) is a 35-mile paved path that zips through a wild fusion of landscapes—mountains, desert and lake views.
View of Lake Mead along the River Mountains Loop Trail | Photo by John Holman
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Wisconsin’s Ozaukee Interurban Trail
April 07, 2023
This is the Ozaukee Interurban Trail, a paved, 30-mile route flanking the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan through the northern suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's Ozaukee Interurban Trail in Cedarburg | Photo courtesy Ozaukee County Planning and Parks Department
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Pennsylvania’s Schuylkill River Trail
March 03, 2023
The Schuylkill River Trail (SRT) is a multiuse path that will ultimately extend 120 miles between the small town of Frackville in east-central Pennsylvania and the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers in Philadelphia.
Overlook at 61st Street along Pennsylvania's Schuylkill River Trail | Photo courtesy SRDC
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Washington’s Centennial Trail
February 14, 2023
Traversing a region in northwest Washington known for its rural farmlands, lush riverbeds, forests and lakesides, as well as its historic districts with that timeless small-town feel, Snohomish County’s Centennial Trail is a popular route among the nearly 90 rail-trails in the state.
Washington's Centennial Trail | Photo by Barbara Richey
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North Carolina’s Charlotte Rail Trail
January 19, 2023
The bustling Charlotte Rail Trail is a 12-foot-wide swath of urban utopia in North Carolina’s largest city. Bikers stream by in packs.
Charlotte Rail Trail | Photo by Eric Casella
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Michigan’s Kal-Haven Trail State Park
December 09, 2022
Leading from South Haven to Kalamazoo, Michigan’s Kal-Haven Trail State Park ranks as one of the state’s most popular rail-trails.
Michigan's Kal Haven Trail State Park in South Haven | Photo by C.M. McGuire
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Oregon’s Crown Zellerbach Trail
November 15, 2022
Winding 25 miles through the northwest corner of Oregon, the Crown Zellerbach Trail (affectionately nicknamed the Crown Z Trail) serves as a rolling journey into history, introducing visitors to the home of the region’s First Peoples, the legacy of the area’s railroad and timber industries and intriguing geological events.
Oregon's Crown Zellerbach Trail | Photo by Dale Latham
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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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South Carolina’s Spanish Moss Trail
August 03, 2022
Aptly named for the moss-draped oaks along the route, the woodsy sections of the Spanish Moss Trail provide a cool respite in the South Carolina summers.
Aerial view of the Mather Trestle along South Carolina's Spanish Moss Trail | Photo courtesy of the Friends of the Spanish Moss Trail
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Idaho’s Weiser River National Recreation Trail
June 13, 2022
When someone says “Idaho,” most people think of potatoes, but the Weiser River National Recreation Trail demonstrates there is so much more to the landscape and the people. Traveling 84 miles—from forested terrain through canyons and onto the high prairie in the west-central part of the state—there is an ever-changing beauty that evokes an appreciation of the region and the forward-thinking individuals who sought to preserve the corridor.
Idaho's Weiser River Trail | Photo by Mike Beavers