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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.
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You Can Get to These Eco-Friendly Stadiums by Trail
April 08, 2024
These stadiums are eco-friendly champs, but they also encourage fans to reduce their carbon footprint by getting to the games via trails.
Participants on an Urban AdvenTours ride reach Boston's TD Garden | Photo courtesy Urban AdvenTours
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Trail Moments | BRB—I’m Enjoying the B2B (Border to Boston Trail)!
December 21, 2022
When complete, the Border to Boston (B2B) Trail will span 70 miles from the New Hampshire state line to Massachusetts’ capital and largest city.
The B2B's Old Eastern Marsh Trail at Lion’s Park in Salisbury, Massachusetts | Photo by Chris Roop
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Seven Sensational New Rail-Trails to Celebrate in 2022
December 21, 2022
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is proud to showcase a handful of the new rail-trails that opened in 2022, bringing with them impactful changes.
Pennsylvania's Newtown Rail Trail ribbon cutting | Photo courtesy Bucks County Planning Commission
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Top 10 Trails in Massachusetts
December 02, 2021
Massachusetts is teeming with rail-trails and railroad history. Its 93 multiuse trails totaling 461 miles draw visitors to every corner of the state.
Massachusetts' Mass Central Rail Trail | Milo Bateman
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Massachusetts’ Manhan Rail Trail
July 12, 2021
In the 20 years since its construction, Rosemary Laporte has hardly missed a day on the Manhan Rail Trail, a paved 6-mile route across Easthampton in western Massachusetts. Rain or shine, she starts her day around 6 a.m. with a leisurely stroll along the beloved trail. Most days, she walks with a friend.
Massachusetts' Manhan Rail Trail mural | Photo by Wendy Hammerle
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2020’s Silver Lining: Six New Rail-Trails to Treasure
December 07, 2020
Among this year’s class of new rail-trails is a pathway that’s key to a 275-mile route across Michigan, a Virginia stunner with a nearly milelong railroad tunnel, a new segment of the multistate East Coast Greenway in Massachusetts, and a Pennsylvania rail-trail that’s part of three vast regional trail systems.
Upper Bucks Rail Trail | Courtesy Bucks County Planning Commission
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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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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.