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You Can Get to These Eco-Friendly Stadiums by Trail
April 08, 2024
These stadiums are eco-friendly champs, but they also encourage fans to reduce their carbon footprint by getting to the games via trails.
Participants on an Urban AdvenTours ride reach Boston's TD Garden | Photo courtesy Urban AdvenTours
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Rail-Trail Running for Beginners
April 04, 2024
Rail-trails offer a fantastic option for a beginning running program. Since they’re mostly off road, you don’t have to worry about cars.
Trail runners in Baltimore, MD | Photo by Allison Abruscato
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Five Reasons to Get Outside on Trails This Spring
March 20, 2024
On Celebrate Trails Day, RTC calls on America to walk, bike and be active outside to showcase the joy and impact of trails.
Celebrate Trails Day 2024 photo courtesy RTC
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Seven Ways to Keep Kids Entertained on the Trails
March 13, 2024
To help make your family biking adventures more enjoyable, here are seven creative ideas to keep kids entertained while cruising the trails.
Child on Strider bike - Photo courtesy of Strider Bikes
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Special Olympics Promotes Exploration, Fitness and Discovery on Kansas Trails
March 05, 2024
Jennifer Jennings, a competitor in Special Olympics Kansas swimming events, was elated last winter when she made her high school’s swim team.
Photo from Special Olympics Kansas’ Trails and Treats Day in the fall of 2020, part of the statewide Parks & Trails Tour | Photo courtesy Special Olympics Kansas
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Ron Griswell of HBCUs Outside Is Bridging Gaps to the Outdoors
February 01, 2024
I (Ron Griswell) show up in the world as an explorer on a journey to caring more about myself, my community and the environment.
Ron Griswell has been connecting people to the outdoors since his days in college. He is now the founding Executive Director of HBCUs Outside. | Photo courtesy Ron Griswell
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Tapping Into Opportunity: RTC’s Strategic Priorities
January 11, 2024
RTC has been focused on building a nation connected by trails, spreading trails across the country to bring new potential to communities.
Happy multiracial women having fun embracing each outside - Photo courtesy Getty Images
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These 2023 Trail Grants Are Activating Trails and Trail Networks Across the US
December 12, 2023
In 2023, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Awarded 30 Trail Grants Totaling $348,000 to Support Equitable Trail Development and Community Programs.
Black People Who Hike event in August 2023 | Photo courtesy Black People Who Hike
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Christopher “Salt” Morton’s Trail Moments: A Journey of Self-Reflection
September 27, 2023
I made the impulsive decision to embark on a journey to walk across the country solo and be the first Deaf man in America to do so.
Trenton, NJ | Photo courtesy Chris “Salt” Morton
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Trail Moments With Ajoa Abrokwa: Sharing Experiences and Creating Memories
September 18, 2023
To this day, I have had numerous visits to this trail, with my family, friends and other community members alongside me, biking, walking and hiking.
Tandem bike ride | Photo courtesy of Ajoa Abrokwa