The Great American Experience

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The Great American Rail-Trail promises an all-new American experience. The preferred route connects 125+ existing rail-trails, greenways and other multiuse paths through 12 states and the District of Columbia, spanning more than 3,700 miles. These trails are hosting the Great American through their communities, making possible this grand vision of a nation connected by trails. And with more than 52% of the route already on the ground, now is the time to experience the Great American Rail-Trail!

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On the C&O Canal Trail, yesterday #grtamerican

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Several days ago on the Great Allegheny Passage #grtamerican

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Day 261 of 365 #sketchadaywithmags : Another great morning to get out on the @ohiotoerietrail! And then of course do a little painting along the way. : The leaves are slowly starting to turn colors. Lots of gold and dark greens. : : : : : #grtamerican #oh2erie #pedalandpaint #daytonohio #miamivalleybiketrail #paintingandpedaling

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