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Top 10 Trails for Viewing Fall Foliage

Apple picking, crisp air and multicolored foliage. There’s something about autumn that warms our hearts as much as crackling fires warm our toes.

Top Multi-Use Trails for Visiting National Parks

Here are some of our favorite multi-use trails for visiting the iconic landscapes of these national treasures.

Top 10 Trails for Spring Flowers

If you’ve got spring fever, a bike or hike adventure through a bounty of blossoms is the cure! Here are 10 beautiful trails that will chase away the winter blues with color.

Top Waterfall Trails

Whether hiking or biking, trails offer so many rewarding views. One of the most special natural sights that can take a traveler’s breath away is a waterfall. Here’s a list of 10 scenic trails around the country with jaw-dropping waterfalls.

Top Trails for Stargazing

Rail-trails, many of them traversing the darkest portions of our country, make ideal places to see the stars as you pedal your way through changing landscapes.

Top 10 Trails in Washington

You'll have a variety of trail experiences to choose from in Washington, from rustic backcountry adventures to well-groomed paved routes through city centers.

Top 10 Trails in Virginia

"Virginia is for Lovers" is the tourism slogan for the state, but for outdoor enthusiasts, you could also easily say that "Virginia is for Trail Lovers."

Top 10 Trails in Texas

"Biking" may not be the first word you think of when you picture Texas, but the Lone Star State has some surprising recreational gems.

Top 10 Trails in Ohio

Ohio is a flourishing trail state with exciting projects like the state-spanning Ohio to Erie Trail, the 340-mile Miami Valley Trail network and the epic Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition system...

Top 10 Trails in New York

New York is famed for a lot of things: the excitement and culture of New York City...

Top 10 Trails in Iowa

Iowa has a rich railroad history, which is remembered and celebrated with more than 800 miles of rail-trail throughout the state.

Top 10 Trails in Georgia

Georgia is one of the best states in the South for recreational biking. Offering everything from rural countryside, to pristine coastline, forested hillsides, historic sites and vibrant Atlanta at its cultural center...

Top 10 Trails in Colorado

Colorado: There are few states as well associated with outdoor recreation as this one—and for good reason.

Outdoor Jackpot in Vegas’ Backyard

Looking for a safe bet in Las Vegas? Head to the Historic Railroad Tunnel Trail...

Wild West Adventure

The spectacular Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail cuts through the thick woodlands of the high country...

How to Prepare for a Long-Distance Bike Ride

So, you’ve always wanted to ride the entire 239-mile length of one of the country’s longest rail-trails, the Katy Trail State Park in Missouri...

4 Reasons Rail-trails are Better than the Gym

While it’s not always easy to stick to a fitness routine, the next time you’re looking for a little exercise, consider heading to your local rail-trail for a walk...

Trail Walking with Your Four-Legged Friend

Rail-trails are not just for people. Here are some tips to help you and your dog get the most out of your trail experience...

A Positive Shift: Using Gears to Make Any Trail Possible

If you’re a rail trail rider who’s a bit intimidated or confused as to how or when to shift your bike to a different gear, we’ve got some news...

5 Real Benefits of Going Clipless

Here are five reasons to consider the leap to clipping-in full time...

Easy Preventative Maintenance for Rail-Trail Riders

Here are some simple checks and tweaks to help keep you in the zone, instead of calling for a ride home...

The Answer is a Cyclocross Bike

Here are a few reasons to consider why you might want to make a cyclocross bike your go-to ride...

Back In the Saddle

If a bike is fit properly, your body is stable, supported and ready to take on more miles with or without a padded saddle...

Helpful Tips for Organizing a Trail Volunteer Event

One trail hero is all it takes to pick up a discarded wrapper along a trail. And a group of trail heroes?

Top 10 Trails for Viewing Fall Foliage

Apple picking, crisp air and multicolored foliage. There’s something about autumn that warms our hearts as much as crackling fires warm our toes.

Top Multi-Use Trails for Visiting National Parks

Here are some of our favorite multi-use trails for visiting the iconic landscapes of these national treasures.

Top 10 Trails for Spring Flowers

If you’ve got spring fever, a bike or hike adventure through a bounty of blossoms is the cure! Here are 10 beautiful trails that will chase away the winter blues with color.

Top Waterfall Trails

Whether hiking or biking, trails offer so many rewarding views. One of the most special natural sights that can take a traveler’s breath away is a waterfall. Here’s a list of 10 scenic trails around the country with jaw-dropping waterfalls.

Top Trails for Stargazing

Rail-trails, many of them traversing the darkest portions of our country, make ideal places to see the stars as you pedal your way through changing landscapes.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Trail Bridges in the US

Ready for adventure? Here you’ll find some of the longest rail-trails in the country that will make for an epic bike ride of 100 miles or more...

8 Magnificent Rail-Trail Tunnels

Here’s a list our favorite rail-trails for exploring awe-inspiring rail-trail tunnels...

Top Multi-Use Trails for Visiting National Parks

Here are some of our favorite multi-use trails for visiting the iconic landscapes of these national treasures.

Outdoor Jackpot in Vegas’ Backyard

Looking for a safe bet in Las Vegas? Head to the Historic Railroad Tunnel Trail...

Wild West Adventure

The spectacular Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail cuts through the thick woodlands of the high country...

7 Epic Rail-Trail Adventures

Ready for adventure? Here you’ll find some of the longest rail-trails in the country that will make for an epic bike ride of 100 miles or more...

Pocono Mountains Adventure

The 26-mile Lehigh Valley Gorge Trail slices a tantalizing path through a montage of forests, mountains, and river valley.

Perfect Couples Getaway

Although the Virginia Creeper train sounded its last whistle in 1977, the Virginia Creeper Trail sees as much traffic today...

Relaxing Escape from the Big Apple

Escape from New York on the beautiful Wallkill Valley Rail Trail...

Journey to Lake Michigan’s Sparking Shore

The Kal-Haven Trail Sesquicentennial State Park is a 34.5-mile slice of heaven, southwest Michigan-style...

A Travel in Time

The Chief Ladiga trail winds through the Talladega National Forest and surrounding fields and wetlands...

Louisiana’s Green Getaway

Louisiana's first rail trail, the Tammany Trace connects communities north of New Orleans...

Florida Gone Wild

If you love to be outside, the Withlacoochee State Trail, less than 100 miles west of Orlando, is a must-visit destination...

Top 10 Trails in Washington

You'll have a variety of trail experiences to choose from in Washington, from rustic backcountry adventures to well-groomed paved routes through city centers.

Top 10 Trails in Virginia

"Virginia is for Lovers" is the tourism slogan for the state, but for outdoor enthusiasts, you could also easily say that "Virginia is for Trail Lovers."

Top 10 Trails in Texas

"Biking" may not be the first word you think of when you picture Texas, but the Lone Star State has some surprising recreational gems.

Top 10 Trails in Ohio

Ohio is a flourishing trail state with exciting projects like the state-spanning Ohio to Erie Trail, the 340-mile Miami Valley Trail network and the epic Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition system...

Top 10 Trails in New York

New York is famed for a lot of things: the excitement and culture of New York City...

Top 10 Trails in Iowa

Iowa has a rich railroad history, which is remembered and celebrated with more than 800 miles of rail-trail throughout the state.

Top 10 Trails in Georgia

Georgia is one of the best states in the South for recreational biking. Offering everything from rural countryside, to pristine coastline, forested hillsides, historic sites and vibrant Atlanta at its cultural center...

Top 10 Trails in Colorado

Colorado: There are few states as well associated with outdoor recreation as this one—and for good reason.

Winter Wonderlands: Top Rail-Trails for Cross-Country Skiing

Winter is a wonderful time to enjoy a favorite pathway in a whole new way, and rail-trails present the perfect venue for cross-country skiing...

California Dreamin'

Los Angeles may seem car-centric, but there are a surprising number of biking opportunities in and around the city...

Autumn Awesomeness

Here, you’ll find some extraordinary rail-trails tucked away in quiet forests that offer colorful spectacles come fall...

Top 10 Multi-Use Trails for Kids

Here you’ll find a list of great biking and walking trails for children, just right for those little legs and big imaginations...

Philadelphia's Best Walking Trails

Philadelphia offers its residents and visitors a variety of experiences when it comes to trails; here are some of our favorite options...

Made in the Shade: Top 10 Cool Summer Trails

Wanting to see some great sights this summer, but aren’t up for a strenuous adventure like mountain biking or serious hiking?

An Education in the Wheel World: Top College Campus Trails

College campuses are the perfect place for trails as walking and biking make the most sense as quick, clean ways to cover the short distances...

Just Say 'Cheese': A Guide to Wisconsin's Most Picturesque Rail-Trails

Wisconsin’s Elroy-Sparta State Trail opened in 1967 and is widely considered to be the first rail-trail in the U.S...

Happy by Hoof: Top Rail-Trails for Horseback Riding

Many rail-trails that wind through rural parts of the country can be explored on horseback. Here are some of our favorite equestrian trails...

Great and Grungy: Best Rail-Trails for Mountain Biking

While most rail-trails have a characteristic straight and level projection, some do have surprising twists, turns, and elevation gains...

Scenic in the City: Top Urban Running Trails

If you’re looking for a great run that’s not too far from the city, but feels removed from all the hustle and bustle, here are some trails to try...

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