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 $18 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
Connecting America like never before. That’s the overarching theme of this issue—which explores local and regional trail networks in America that are at the crest of the connectivity wave, and how they are unlocking new opportunities for millions of people.
Learn how wayfinding innovations along Milwaukee County’s 125-miles-plus Oak Leaf Trail are drawing new connections for trail users to parks, businesses and some of Wisconsin’s most notable cultural sites.
Discover how trail managers are embracing new solutions to help mitigate the impacts of natural disasters and ensure long-term climate and community resiliency.
Treat yourself to some stunning artwork created by some of America’s leading railroad artists.
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.