Rail-Trail Hall of Fame

Rail-Trail Hall of Fame

A Selection of America's Premier Rail-Trails

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


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  • Popular, proven format: the first edition (9780899978253) sold more than 8,500 copies
  • Official guide from the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
  • 33 Hall of Fame rail-trails from across the USA
  • Selections based on scenic value, amount of use, amenities, historical significance, excellence in management and maintenance, community connections, and geographic distribution
  • Fully updated book with 4 new trails
  • New edition in full color, with plenty of photographs
  • Detailed maps for each trail, plus driving directions to trailheads
  • Icons indicating the activities each trail can accommodate
  • Succinct descriptions written by rail-trail experts
  • Fascinating railroad history behind each trail
  • Trails in the states of Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin


Rails-to-Trails Conservancy:
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to converting former railroad corridors to public, multiuse recreational trails that offer easy access to runners, hikers, bicyclists, skaters, wheelchair users, and equestrians. It serves as the national voice for more than 160,000 members and supporters, more than 24,000 miles of open rail-trails across the country, and more than 8,000 miles of potential trails waiting to be built—with a goal of ensuring a better future for America made possible by trails and the connections they inspire.