AMC Outdoors: Great Bike Paths

A quarter-million miles of track once crisscrossed the United States. But rail travel and transport peaked a century ago. The industry contracted and 100,000 miles of rail bed were abandoned. These rights-of-way now host almost 20,000 miles of trail, providing a safer alternative to roads and access to corners of the landscape previously seen only from aboard speeding trains.

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