Trails

The Town of West Windsor, Vermont, Selectboard has approved the creation of a steering committee that will establish Mt. Ascutney Outdoors, a non-profit group that will manage and maintain the assets and recreation opportunities of the West Windsor Town... Read more

It’s been over two years since Barre Town acquired 355 acres of land for the Barre Town Forest and the area is thriving.

While The 606 has only been open a few weeks, Chicagoans and visitors are enjoying this 2.7-mile ribbon of recreational space that includes areas for cyclists, runners, walkers and others who wish to enjoy the community interaction and commune with nature... Read more

Efforts to save land on Arroyo Burro Creek from development have been boosted by a $500,000 grant from The California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), The Trust for Public Land announced today.

The Trust for Public Land (TPL), the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition (LFC), and Colorado Open Lands (COL) will complete the permanent acquisition and... Read more

The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks opened a new trailhead and officially closed the chapter on a nearly three-year effort to turn a former campground and potential logging site into a park.

Tucked deep in Maine's North Woods along the Quebec border, the Big Six Forest is among the largest sources of maple syrup in the United States.

The 606 Park and Trail opened to cyclists, runners, and pedestrians Saturday morning. Hundreds of bicyclists took the inaugural ride along the new North Side trail, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Some people who worked toward the long-awaited opening of the Bloomingdale Trail died before it happened. And many who will enjoy the trail have been born since the project began inching forward more than a decade ago.

If you’ve seen New York City’s celebrated High Line, you might expect Chicago’s long-awaited 606 (and its elevated portion, the Bloomingdale Trail) to look similar. After all, they’re both elevated rail beds converted into green pathways.

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