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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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American Icon: The Great American Rail-Trail Is on Its Way to Fulfilling a Cross-Country Vision
May 07, 2024
Five years after launch, the Great American Rail-Trail is on its way to fulfilling a cross-country vision. See updates across the route.
Eastern Continental Divide tunnel along the Great Allegheny Passage (gaptrail.org) | Photo courtesy Dave Majors
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Elements of Gold: Michigan’s Pere Marquette Rail-Trail Is a Special Place for All Seasons
April 08, 2024
The Pere Marquette Rail-Trail is like a gold standard for the quality of the trail and the upkeep and something people can enjoy all the time.
The Tridge along the 30-mile Pere Marquette Rail Trail in Michigan | Photo by Cory Matteson
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Wintertime Trail Fun
February 01, 2024
Winter brings a whole new way to explore trails such as cross-country ski, snowshoe, fat-tire bike or take a walk through the sparkly snow.
Alaska's Tony Knowles Coastal Trail | Photo by Jody O. Photos
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Here Are Five Fantastic New Rail-Trails That Opened in 2023
December 11, 2023
Here we spotlight a handful of the exciting new rail-trails that opened in 2023.
New York's Adirondack Rail Trail ribbon cutting | Photo courtesy New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
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Michigan’s Kal-Haven Trail State Park
December 09, 2022
Leading from South Haven to Kalamazoo, Michigan’s Kal-Haven Trail State Park ranks as one of the state’s most popular rail-trails.
Michigan's Kal Haven Trail State Park in South Haven | Photo by C.M. McGuire
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Top 10 Trails in Michigan
August 12, 2021
Michigan is home to an intricate and expansive network of multiuse trails. With 2,478 miles of rail-trails, trail users can easily weave through all parts of the state.
Michigan's Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail | Photo by TrailLink user jeanette.sheler
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Michigan Trail System Makes Connections From Lake to Shining Lake
July 04, 2021
By summer 2022, the Michigan Air Line Trail will complete the final 2.5 miles of its 8-mile total, and enthusiasm among Wixom’s residents and business owners is high. But even more exciting than the trail’s completion is the news that the route will join the larger Great Lake-to-Lake Trails network. Because now, rather than merely attracting Detroiters, Wixom will be able to advertise itself to cross-state roadtrippers.
Michigan's Kal Haven Trail on the Great Lake-to-Lake Trails Route 1 in South Haven | Photo by C.M. McGuire
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Creating Inclusive & Equitable Trail Development: Case Studies in Detroit and Milwaukee
June 23, 2021
The key to creating inclusive & equitable trail development is ensuring every stakeholder in a community is a part of the development process