Rail-Trails Iowa & Missouri: The Definitive Guide to the State's Top Multiuse Trails (Paperback)

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Explore 44 of the best rail-trails and multiuse pathways across two 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 Iowa and Missouri. Enjoy one of the most well-known trail art installations in the country along Iowa's High Trestle Trail, or visit some of Missouri's most welcoming communities on the nearly 240-mile Katy Trail. You'll love the variety in this collection of Midwestern multiuse trails--from beautiful waterways and scenic areas to the hustle and bustle of the states' urban centers

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.

About the Author

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780899978468
ISBN-10: 0899978460
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Publication Date: May 16th, 2017
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Rail-Trails