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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 Kansas
September 02, 2021
Kansas hosts five National Historic Trails marking these routes: the Oregon, California, Santa Fe, Pony Express and Lewis & Clark trails.
Kansas's Flint Hills Trail State Park | Courtesy Kansas Tourism
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Special Olympics Promotes Exploration, Fitness and Discovery on Kansas Trails
January 31, 2021
Jennifer Jennings, a competitor in Special Olympics Kansas swimming events, was elated last winter when she made her high school’s swim team.
Photo from Special Olympics Kansas’ Trails and Treats Day in the fall of 2020, part of the statewide Parks & Trails Tour | Photo courtesy Special Olympics Kansas
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Five Destination Rail-Trails Newly Designated as 2020 National Recreation Trails
November 30, 2020
In October, a new slate of 30 trails in 25 states were ushered into the ranks of top outdoor destinations as 2020’s National Recreation Trails by U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
Flint Hills Trail State Park | Courtesy Kansas Tourism
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Tapping into Federal Funding: Five Trail Tales of Success
May 28, 2020
For nearly three decades, Transportation Alternatives (TA) has been the largest source of federal funding for trails and active transportation, providing more than $15 billion for more than 36,000 projects.
Flint Hills Trail State Park | Courtesy Kansas Tourism
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Kansas’ Flint Hills Trail State Park
November 13, 2018
Nestled into the gentle greens and golds of a vast prairie, rolling under leafy branches arched overhead like cathedral rooftops, and connecting small towns with friendly Midwestern charm, the Flint Hills Trail State Park proves there’s no place like Kansas.
Flint Hills Trail State Park | Photo courtesy Kansas Tourism
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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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Agreement For A Trail And Tunnels On Santa Fe Railroad Company Right-Of-Way
November 04, 1996
An agreement wherein the railroad allows for a bicycle/pedestrian trail and two bicycle/pedestrian tunnels on their right-of-way.