The John Wayne Pioneer Trail — stretching for 253 miles across two-thirds of Washington state — now leads the list of longest rail-trail conversions in the U.S. [This story is from 2013; the trail is now (2021) named the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail. It was surpassed in length by the addition to a …
Tag: Great Allegheny Passage
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There’s something about historical highway plaques and markers that are extremely distracting when I’m bicycling through new territory.
When we started our cross-country bike ride in Virginia, for instance, my poor friend Bruce probably thought we’d never get to Kentucky as I was constantly stopping to read the signs.
There were lots of Civil War …
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It looks like Pittsburgh’s last leg of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) will open soon, finally completing a 335-mile off-road bicycle route from Washington DC to Pittsburgh. [See the interactive map below.]
Crews are working on the “final mile” to link the Steel Valley Trail to the Three Rivers Heritage Trail that will deposit GAP …
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