Archive for the 'Trails' Category (Page 20)


  • New Mountain Bike Trails Proposed for Lawrence

    New Mountain Bike Trails Proposed for Lawrence

    Wells Overlook Park is located about two miles south of Lawrence along county road 458 on a high hill that features a wooden observation tower which provides a scenic view of the entire city. Local cyclist Andrew McKee has presented a proposal to the Douglas County commissioners to build mountain bike …

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  • Heartland Trail News

    Heartland Trail News

    Trail news from Kansas and mid-America: Phase 3 of the Prairie Spirit Trail is scheduled to open June 7th, in conjunction with National Trails Day. With the completion of the final section, Kansas’s longest rail-trail is now 51 miles in length, extending from Ottawa in the north to Iola in …

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  • Joplin Begins Trails Expansion

    Joplin Begins Trails Expansion

    Joplin, Missouri is planning to expand the city’s trail system this summer, adding six miles of walking and biking trails to the existing 3.5 miles of the Frisco Greenway Trail. The city has scheduled an open house to allow residents to view plans, offer comments and ask questions about the new …

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  • Raising Money for the WAM-SAG-MAN Trail

    Raising Money for the WAM-SAG-MAN Trail

    The WAM-SAG-MAN Trail is a a proposed 20-mile paved multi-use recreational trail connecting the communities of Wamego, St. George, and Manhattan. Since first conceived in 2001, organizers have been raising funs to construct the trail. So far, they’ve accumulated about $46,000, which is a ways short of the $4.2M estimate …

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  • Franklin County Stalls On Trail

    Franklin County Stalls On Trail

    According to an article in the Ottawa Herald (Officials taking neighborly position on rail trail deal), Franklin County commissioners have decided to delay completion of the Flint Hills Nature Trail in their county by failing to respond to a bond offer from the Kanza Rail-Trails Conservancy. The trails group has …

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  • Slaughter Pen Hollow Expansion in Bentonville

    Slaughter Pen Hollow Expansion in Bentonville

    Bentonville, Arkansas is home to a unique mountain bike park called Slaughter Pen Hollow. The park offers over 5 miles of off-road cycling, on 180 acres of rugged terrain donated by the Walton family (of Wal-Mart fame). The trail system offers rocky terrain, natural raised bridges called “Log Rides”, …

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