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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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Five Far-Out Trails for Viewing the 2024 Solar Eclipse
March 20, 2024
During the celestial spectacle on April 8, 2024, the moon will pass between the sun and Earth. Here are five trails to view this phenomenon.
Getting ready to view the total eclipse in 2017 | Photo by Scott Stark
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Maine’s Eastern Trail Selected As One of the Nation’s Best Rail-Trails
August 11, 2022
The popular Maine trail to join elite group as 36th inductee in Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s national Rail-Trail Hall of Fame
Maine's Eastern Trail was inducted into the 2022 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame | Photo courtesy Eastern Trail Alliance
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Maine’s Eastern Trail
March 15, 2022
Bob Hamblen takes to the Eastern Trail on his bike, riding through various sections of the route that traverses 28 miles of southern Maine’s spectacular coastline. While he sees it as “a win” wherever he ends up on the trail, the long-time Saco resident has his favorites.
The Scarborough bridge on Maine's Eastern Trail | Courtesy Eastern Trail Alliance
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Top 10 Trails in Maine
August 23, 2021
Renowned for Lighthouses, lobsters, L.L. Bean, we’re confident that its miles of multiuse trails in Maine belong on this list.
Maine's Down East Sunrise Trail | Photo courtesy Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
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Meet the 2022 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame Nominees
July 13, 2021
Picking a winner for the 2022 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame is going to be tough. the choice is in your hands when public voting kicks off on Friday, July 22.
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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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Greet the New Rail-Trails of 2019
December 16, 2019
Today, more than 24,000 miles of completed rail-trails traverse the nation, often serving as backbones for regional trail systems that are transforming the places where we live, work and play. Here are just a few of the exciting new rail-trails added to the ranks in 2019.
Encinitas Coastal Rail Trail | Photo courtesy San Diego Association of Governments
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10 Haunted Tales from America’s Trails
October 17, 2019
Here are 10 spooky tales RTC could find on America’s diverse collection of rail-trails and multiuse pathways.
Ghost of Silver Run | Illustration by Anthony Le