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IHTC: Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

Building a Destination Trails are community assets that attract people to visit our region and make it easier for residents to be active for recreation and exercise. They provide views of scenic river expanses and dramatic cliff faces, offering city-dwellers a means of escape from the stress of urban life. Passing through tunnels and across […]

Pennsylvania Rail Trail Sojourn

June 21-26 Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s (RTC) Rail-Trail Sojourns are more than just great rides (and they are great rides!); they’re powerful “trail-building tools” that highlight the incredible impact of long-distance trail routes on America’s communities. Since 2001, RTC’s annual Rail-Trail Sojourns have guided thousands of riders from all over America along the most scenic trail networks […]

IHTC Presentation at International Trails Symposium

May 17-20 Eric Oberg of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and Frank Maguire of PEC were selected to speak about the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition at American Trails’ International Trails Symposium in Portland, OR, taking place May 17-20. Eric and Frank will work with other regional trail project leaders from around the Country on a three hour “core track” […]

West Virginia Rail-Trail Sojourn

April 24-26 RTC is excited to be launching the first ever West Virginia Rail-Trail Sojourn in April 2015! The 2015 sojourn in West Virginia will center on the city of Morgantown, home to West Virginia University and the burgeoning Mon River Trails system, 48 miles of rail-trail in the north central part of the state, […]