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Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, Veterans Launch Therapeutic Bike Ride Across the Country on Great American Rail-Trail
May 16, 2023
Warrior Expeditions Great American Rail-Trail ride began in front of the Capitol | Photo by Albert Ting
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Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment Report 2023
May 05, 2023
RTC and its partners have defined the preferred route of the Great American Rail-Trail as more than 3,700 miles—with approximately 2,057 miles of existing trails (trails along the route that are built and maintained by dedicated teams of local staff and volunteers) and 1,696 miles of identified trail gaps.
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Big Bike Country: Experiencing Montana’s Bitterroot and Milwaukee Trails
March 14, 2023
Users of the 51-mile Bitterroot Trail can sometimes forget to look past the road traffic and noise to fully appreciate the surrounding area bursting with history and natural beauty.
Montana's Bitterroot Trail | Photo by Robert Annis
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Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment Report 2022
May 11, 2022
RTC embarked on a 12-month assessment of route options using its GIS database of more than 34,000 miles of existing trails nationwide.
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Montana: On a Path to Better Health Through Trail Prescriptions
May 11, 2022
Wellness happens step-by-step in Missoula, Montana. Instead of relying solely on the prescription pad, more of Missoula’s health-care community is recommending movement on Missoula’s Rx Trails to improve everything from back pain to depression.
Missoula's Milwaukee Trail | Courtesy Missoula In Motion
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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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Top 10 Trails in Montana
May 06, 2021
Trails in Montana with roughly 30-million acres of state and federal lands take you through rolling grasslands and bucolic farmland.
Montana's Headwaters Trail System | Photo by Scott Stark
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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