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Take an American Adventure on 10 Presidential Pathways
February 21, 2022
Just in time for Presidents’ Day, here are 10 multiuse trails that share ties with some notable U.S. heads of state.
Virginia's Mount Vernon Trail | Photo by TrailLink user ringogarcia1972 Virginia's Mount Vernon Trail | Photo by TrailLink user ringogarcia1972
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Top 10 Trails in Iowa
November 05, 2021
Trails in Iowa offer more than 900 miles of trail built along former railroad corridors, a result of its long history of trail leadership.
Iowa's High Trestle Trail | Photo by TrailLink user dj123_45
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Iowa’s Raccoon River Valley Trail
September 10, 2021
In pastoral west-central Iowa, the Raccoon River Valley Trail has won this year’s blue-ribbon prize: entrance into the Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.
Perry's depot along the Raccoon River Valley Trail | Courtesy Raccoon River Valley Trail Association
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Great American Rail-Trail: Long-Distance Adventures
May 07, 2021
RTC talked to several long-distance bicyclists who have taken on the Great American Rail trail alread.
The stunning 22-mile NorPac trail in Idaho and Montana, is a host trail of the 3,700-mile Great American Rail-Trail. | Photo by TrailLink user cstineyb
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2021 Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment Report
May 01, 2021
This report, Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment, was originally published by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) in May 2019. This updated version was published in May 2021.
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RTC’s 2021 Trail Grants Program Invests $145,000 in Community Projects to Fill Critical Funding Gaps
March 16, 2021
RTC Grant Awards include $60,000 to build on vision for cross-country Great American Rail-Trail™ in honor of the legacy of late trail philanthropist Jeff Doppelt, who passed away in 2021
Montana's Headwaters Trail System | Photo by Scott Stark
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2021 Trail Grants Awardees Support Community Connections On and Off Trails
March 15, 2021
RTC has announced the recipients of its 2021 Trail Grants Program, awarding a total of $145,000 to support 11 trail projects across the country.
Heartland Trail in Ohio | Courtesy Rails-to-Trails of Wayne County
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2020 Progress on Cross-Country Great American Rail-Trail Includes $4 million in New Funding and 2,000 Miles Completed
December 08, 2020
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy points to enduring commitment and progress for the Great American as reinforcement of the health and economic value that trails deliver nationwide
Great American Rail-Trail Infographic (2020) by RTC
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Eight Urban Experiences Along the Great American Rail-Trail
August 10, 2020
Here is a sampling of some of the unique urban experiences along the Great American Rail-Trail, a cross country trail.
Pennsylvania's Three Rivers Heritage Trail | Photo courtesy Healthy Ride, Pittsburgh Bike Share
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America’s Most Unique Trailside Attractions
July 27, 2020
Here’s our developing list of (currently) 28 of the most unique trailside attractions in America. Fun fact: Many of the trails featured fall within the footprint of the Great American Rail-Trail
Longeberger Basket Company former world headquarters along the T.J. Evans Panhandle Trail in Ohio | BY-NC-ND 2.0