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Midwest: Great Lakes
The Official Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Guidebook
We have the new official rails-trails guidebook for the Midwest in stock.
Within this 379 page book you will find detailed rail-trail maps, driving
directions to trailheads, icons indicating each trail's use, and detailed descriptions
of each rail-trail. Book price is $18.95.
From the back cover of the book:
Explore the best rail-trails - 5 states, 113 trails, and 2,400 miles - with
this official guide.
Looking for a level trail where you can enjoy a brisk fitness walk, bike ride,
or stroll with the family? All across the country, unused railroad corridors
have been converted to public, multiuse trails. Here theh experts from Rails-to-Trails
Conservancy present the best of these trails in the Midwest, home to the most
rail-trails in the country.
Many rail-trails are paved and run through the most popular parts of town,
such as Indianapolis's bustling 15-mile Monon Trail. Others expose you to regional
history, like Ohio's 11-mile Holmes County Trail, whose corridor is shared
with the horse-and-buggies of the local Amish. See the native tall-grass prairie,
explore hardwood forests and waterways, and visit quintessential American small
towns along the Midwest's many rail-trails.
Stop by the shop to pick up your copy and head to a rail-trail!