From Bike Trails

Nashua River Rail Trail

Monday was a lovely day, so Tom and I took the opportunity to ride the Nashua River Rail Trail.  The Nashua River Rail Trail runs for 11 miles in Massachusetts, crosses the state border into New Hampshire, and continues for another 1.5 miles.  The trail runs across the bed of the former Hollis Branch of …

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The Ohio to Erie Trail

Did you know that there is a plan to connect the Ohio River with Lake Erie by bike trail?  It is called the Ohio to Erie Trail and it has been in the works about as long as there have been bike trails in Ohio.  Of the 300 planned miles of the Ohio to Erie …

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Westerville Bike and Walk Trail

Yesterday Tom and I enjoyed an adventurous ride on the Westerville Bike and Walk Trail.  We also rode two shorter trails that are north of the Westerville Bike and Walk Trail called the Genoa Trail and the Hoover Scenic Trail. The Genoa Trail and the Hoover Scenic Trail (which runs along Hoover Reservoir north of …

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Olentangy Greenway Trail

This week Tom and I tried a new (to us) bike trail, the Olentangy Greenway Trail.  Columbus has lots of great bike trails and the Olentangy is one of the prettiest.  We chose it because we drive by it every time we go to John and Jackie’s.  It parallels 315 through the northern part of …

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Historic Railroad Trail

Tom and I haven’t ridden on a bike trail in months.  We planned on riding in Death Valley but the only place to ride was on the road which was either all up or all down.  So while we were in Las Vegas we took some time to ride on the Historic Railroad Trail from …

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Longleaf Trace

While in Hattiesburg, Tom and I took two days to ride the Longleaf Trace Bike Trail.  Longleaf Trace is another beautiful Rail Trail – in fact, it is in the Rail-Trail Hall of Fame!  Longleaf Trace runs from Hattiesburg to Prentiss Mississippi and was the first rail-trail in Mississippi – finished in 2004.  Longleaf Trace …

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Chief Ladiga Trail

After being off the bike for almost two weeks, Tom and I took advantage of a beautiful (and HOT) day to ride the Chief Ladiga Trail.  The Chief Ladiga Trail goes from Anniston AL to the Georgia border, where it becomes the Silver Comet Trail and continues almost to Atlanta.  The two trails combined are …

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The Kiwanis Trail in Adrian

Over the weekend we rode the Kiwanis Trail from Riverside Park in Adrian to Tecumseh.  This is a short but very nice rail-trail that passes through several beautiful parks.  The most spectacular is the Trestle Park at the north end of Adrian.  Trestle Park has a restored depot and a bridge over the railroad trestle. …

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