#Trails August 17


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Trails

In the past five months there have been lots of upticks in things people are engaging in. One of them is walking, hiking, cycling, or running on TRAILS.

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There has been a big movement in the US to convert old railroad tracks into TRAILS. They have a nickname for that transition and it is called “Rail to Trail”.

I found a YouTube video of some recommended TRAILS for cyclists. Pretty sure friends Matt Thompson, Maria Parker, and Jim Parker have done some of these.

It has been more than a half a century since the first record of a rails-to-trails initiatives began in the United States. After the railroad deregulation in the early 1980s, miles of train track began to be ripped from the ground, leaving clear paths of land.

I got reading other people’s blogs and stumbled across a site called TravelwithJun. The author is June and she wrote about the longest rail to trail in the US, the Katy Trail. Here is the link

The longest trail is mostly located in Missouri but it spills across other states. There are Rail to Trails in just about every state including North Carolina.

I have a friend named Windy Christy who hails from Rutherford County. There is a 13-mile rail-trail that connects small towns in her home county.  It used to be the Thermal Belt Railway. Today it goes by the name Thermal Belt Rail-Trail and follows the path of a railroad line with roots as far back as the Civil War.

In addition to Thermal there are 31 total rail-trails in North Carolina. These 31 trails cover over 125 miles. Existing right away has been established for another 21 rail-trail projects currently in the works.

If you want to find a Rail to TRAIL site near you there is a website for that. I did a search for me and the closest TRAIL is Cape Fear River TRAIL in Fayetteville.

 

 

 

 

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