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Making Connections on 2021’s New Rail-Trails
December 20, 2021
Below, we’ve spotlighted a handful of the exciting new rail-trails that have opened up around the country this year, as well as the broader trail networks they tie into.
Colorado's Point Alta Vista Trail | Photo by D. Scott Clark Photography, courtesy Fremont Adventure Recreation
Top 10 Trails in New York
March 25, 2021
New York has an expansive trail system, including more than 100 rail-trails. Here are just a few of our favorite trails in New York.
New York's Keuka Outlet Trail | Photo by TrailLink user leppfan_99
Nine Romantic Trail Destinations That Will Make You Swoon
February 10, 2020
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought it was a great time to bust out this list of top romantic rail-trails in the United States. Here are nine, great, romantic trail destinations to try and catch cupid’s arrow!
View from the Ivanhoe Trestle along New River Trail State Park | Courtesy Virginia DCR
Albany Hudson Electric Trail – Trail Maintenance Plan
December 30, 2019
Trail Maintenance Plan provides a detailed list of required trail maintenance activities for the proposed Albany Hudson Electric Trail.
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
Seven Ways Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Brought Big Impact in 2019
December 05, 2019
This year, America and the rail-trail movement saw giant leaps, and small-but-no-less-important bounds, that have helped to achieve RTC’s goal of connecting the country by trail like never before.
Great American Rail-Trail preferred route reveal in South Cle Elum, Washington | Photo by Kathy Young
New York’s Ashokan Rail Trail
December 03, 2019
In the throes of peak leaf season, the stewards of New York’s Ashokan Rail Trail assembled at the Woodstock Dike Trailhead because they rightly suspected that trail users would overflow the first of the three parking lots to open.
Ashokan Rail Trail opening | Courtesy New York City Department of Environmental Protection
Pathways for Patriots: 10 Rail-Trails with American Revolution Sites
July 03, 2019
From battle sites to hidden histories, rail-trails are an accessible way to celebrate our nation’s birthday and uncover pivotal moments in our past. Here are 10 Rail-Trails with American Revolution Sites.
Schuylkill River Trail through Valley Forge National Historical Park | Photo courtesy Montgomery County Planning Commission | CC BY SA 2.0
Two Rivers Greenway Trail Maintenance Plan
July 01, 2019
The Two Rivers Greenway Maintenance Plan makes recommendations for maintenance of the trail sections comprising the Two Rivers Greenway by drawing from best practice studies of other trail systems
New York’s Warren County Bikeway
April 16, 2019
The Warren County Bikeway runs 10 miles between Glens Falls and Lake George, about an hour’s drive north of Albany.
Warren County Bikeway | Photo courtesy Eric Pfau