Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, & Ohio: The Definitive Guide to the Region's Top Multiuse Trails

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Explore 72 of the best rail-trails and multiuse pathways across three states.

All across the country, unused railroad corridors have been converted to public multiuse trails. Here, the experts from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy present the best of these rail-trails, as well as other multiuse pathways in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Tour Ohio's Amish country, take a ride along Chicago's lakefront, and enjoy the picturesque countryside on Indiana's longest rail-trail. These adventures and more await you on the many multiuse trails of the Midwest!

In this book, you'll find:

  • Detailed maps for every rail-trail, plus driving directions to trailheads
  • Icons indicating the activities each trail can accommodate
  • Succinct descriptions written by rail-trail experts
"You can now throw away all your self-help books on fighting depression, losing weight, toning muscles, finding something to do with your kids, and learning American history. Just use this guide, find a great trail--and enjoy!"
--Peter Harnik, Director, Center for City Park Excellence, Trust for Public Land


 

Table of Contents:

About Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction

How to Use This Book

The Trails

Index

Photo Credits

Support Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

 

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to converting former railroad corridors to public, multiuse recreational trails that offer easy access to runners, hikers, bicyclists, skaters, wheelchair users, and equestrians. It serves as the national voice for more than 160,000 members and supporters, more than 23,000 miles of open rail-trails across the country, and more than 8,000 miles of potential trails waiting to be built--with a goal of ensuring a better future for America made possible by trails and the connections they inspire. To find out more about Rail-Trails, check out the Conservancy's official website at railstotrails.org.

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