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On our cover: Bicycling on Portland’s Eastside


Greenway Trail under the span of Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, which is planned to open in September 2015; photo courtesy of TriMet


Contents FEATURES


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The award that keeps on giving Missouri’s Best Trails State Award helped


involve the Governor in trails


Historic highway to trail America’s first scenic highway becomes the Historic Columbia River Highway Trail


Welcome to Portland! Learn more about the American Trails


International Trails Symposium


Building Portland’s network of trails Explore Portland region trails– and what makes them work


Connecticut’s Shoreline Greenway Creating a new trail takes patience, flexibility,


and creativity


Rogue River Trail Featured National Recreation Trail in southern Oregon


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New RTP Annual Report Highlighting the importance of the Recreational Trails Program


Best Practices: new resources Highlights of recent articles and studies


available online at www.AmericanTrails.org


Trails training opportunities American Trails presents Webinar Series, and many more educational events


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American Trails


SPRING 2015


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