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The Joy of Celebrating Trails Day 2024
May 14, 2024
Celebrate Trails Day 2024 was celebrated in all 50 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Our partners planned more than 240 celebrations.
Bronzeville Trail Task Force, Major Taylor Bike Club & The Misfits Cycling Club riding Chicago's Major Taylor Trail | Photo by Douglas Monieson
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Top 10 Trails in Connecticut
May 17, 2021
Railroads and canals both played huge roles in Connecticut’s early economic development. Today those corridors serve as trails for bicyclists, walkers and equestrians
Connecticut's Charter Oak Greenway | Photo by TrailLink user ctaci
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New England Rail-Trail Spine Network map
August 17, 2020
The goal of the New England Rail-Trail is to unite Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut by multipurpose trail.
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Pathways for Patriots: 10 Rail-Trails with American Revolution Sites
July 03, 2019
From battle sites to hidden histories, rail-trails are an accessible way to celebrate our nation’s birthday and uncover pivotal moments in our past. Here are 10 Rail-Trails with American Revolution Sites.
Schuylkill River Trail through Valley Forge National Historical Park | Photo courtesy Montgomery County Planning Commission | CC BY SA 2.0
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A View From … New England in Autumn
October 13, 2017
Fall comes later to the states farther south—Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island—generally arriving in mid-October and lasting to early November.
Missisquoi Valley Rail-Trail in Vermont | Photo by Dennis Coello
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10 Great Rail-Trails for Dog Walking
April 10, 2017
Want to enjoy a great rail-trail, but don’t want to leave your furry friend behind? Here you’ll find a list of tail-friendly trails across the country.
Photo by Laura Pedrick, AP Images Photo by Laura Pedrick, AP Images
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Connecticut’s Hop River State Park Trail
January 19, 2017
It’s hard to pick a favorite season to experience the Hop River State Park Trail, set amidst the dense forests of Eastern Connecticut. Sections of the 20-mile rail-trail dive through steep rock cuts that seep moisture.
In Windham, the Hop River Trail meets the Air Line Trail on this bridge over the Willimantic River. | Courtesy Connecticut DOT-DEEP