All of the trails on this site are paved or are crushed limestone/gravel,
so that they are navigable on touring or cross-bikes.
Many of these
pathways also allow cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, horseback
riding and rollerblading.
Most of the routes go through numerous small
towns and give the rider a chance to see and experience rural America.
Many of these small towns have their own attractions and interesting
Because all of these routes were originally railroad corridors,
it is rare that towns are more than 15 miles apart, and in most instances,
they are 8 to 10 miles apart.
So -- if you love the outdoors,
what's stopping you from the railroad to adventure?