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A Journey Into History: Five Pathways to Explore the Historic Oregon Trail
July 27, 2018
Made possible thanks to the National Trails System Act, the Historic Oregon Trail joins numerous other trails as a National Historic Trail, a category that was added 10 years after the original act was established in 1968.
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument on Kearney Hike and Bike Trail | Photo by John Scharantz
A North American Survey of Electric Bicycle Owners
March 01, 2018
Electric bicycle (e-bike) use is a rising phenomenon in North America as a growing number of manufacturers produce a variety of bicycles which can accommodate the needs of diverse populations.
A View From … The National Trails System
January 03, 2018
In 2018, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act, which provided an incredible legacy for all Americans. Five of these iconic American experiences are listed below along with rail-trails that weave in and around them.
Great Shasta Rail Trail | Photo by Christina Schmidlin with Hellikon, courtesy Great Shasta Rail Trail Association
10 Bucket-List Biking Trails
March 28, 2017
While every trail offers its own unique experience, there are some that are so extraordinary that they truly rise to the top.
High Trestle Trail | Photo by Milo Bateman
5 Amazing Rail-Trail Destinations for Your Bucket List
April 12, 2016
The Rio Grande Trail is quintessential Colorado, featuring a sparkling river, rustling aspens and scented pines against a backdrop of towering mountains.
View from the Walkway Over the Hudson rail-trail in New York | Photo by Aaron Schmidt
Oregon’s Banks-Vernonia State Trail
January 19, 2016
A thread of black in an emerald blanket, the Banks-Vernonia State Trail weaves its way between two peaceful towns in the foothills of Northwest Oregon’s Coast Range.
The rural southern end of the rail-trail. | Photo by Kelly R Williams