Rails to Trails Magazine
Rails to Trails magazine is dedicated to exploring America’s remarkable rail-trails and trail-networks, with a focus on the opportunities they provide and the impact they have in communities nationwide. The magazine is a benefit of membership to Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), which is $22 a year, $5 of which supports the magazine. In addition to the magazine, members receive discounts on RTC gifts and publications. The magazine is published four times a year—three in print, one digital—by RTC. Subscribe now to get special features on remarkable rail-trails and trail-networks while also supporting our work.
Latest Issue of Rails to Trails Magazine
Bridging time, cultures and communities … that’s the theme of our Spring/Summer 2022 issue of Rails to Trails. In this issue, we:
- Examine some of the nation’s most iconic bike and pedestrian bridges—and the various ways in which they are serving as gateways for transformation in communities.
- Explore—in our Great American Rail-Trail® history feature—how 130 Northern Cheyenne men, women and children made a bold move toward freedom from a Nebraska fort in the 1870s, and the healing trail memorializing their legacy.
- Get to know the 93-mile developing Lamoille Valley Rail Trail and its impact on Vermont’s rural economy.
- Take a look at some of our favorite trails featured in RTC’s newly updated edition of “Rail-Trails: Mid-Atlantic.”
- Learn about Whitney Washington’s life-changing ‘Great American’ journey by bike.
- And much more!
Features from Rails to Trails Magazine
08/27/19 by Scott Stark
04/20/19 by Scott Stark
Green Issue Digital Features
Rails to Trails magazine is pleased to present our Green Issue each year, featuring a collection of amazing videos and slideshows highlighting America’s trails.
Our members always have plenty to say (and write) about Rails to Trails—and we're always eager to hear it! If you enjoyed or have comments on a recent issue of the magazine, please submit a short letter to our editor. If we can—we’ll print it in the next edition! You can also contact us for former issues and articles of Rails to Trails not listed in the archive. Don't forget to check out our TrailBlog for more stories.