Trails with a length range of 50 - 75 miles

Prairie Spirit Trail

The Prairie Spirit Trail State Park is a 52-mile biking and hiking trail built on a former railroad right-of-way. The Prairie Spirit Trail was constructed in stages, beginning with 17 miles from Richmond to Welda in 1996, Ottawa to Richmond in 1998, and Welda to Iola in 2008. A a trail extension was completed in …

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The Old Ghost Road Trail in New Zealand

In the North West corner of the South Island of New Zealand a ghost is awakening. A long-forgotten gold miners’ road is being revived as a mountain biking and tramping trail – connecting the old dray road in the Lyell (Upper Buller Gorge) to the mighty Mokihinui River in the north.  The 85km-long Old Ghost …

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Little Miami Scenic trail

Portions of this trail have an equestrian track running alongside it. The section between Springfield & Yellow Springs is good for horseback riding. Trikke carvers will also enjoy this trail as will recumbents and tandems. Many of the vehicles at the annual Personal Transportation Vehicle Show in Louisville, Colorado would be appropriate for this trail.

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Farmington Canal Heritage Trail

This trail keeps getting better each day. Over the years, they have connected bits and pieces of trail until it runs all the way from Hamden up to the Connecticut/Massachusetts border and beyond. The best part about this trail is that it’s suitable for all levels of riders and hikers. Unfortunately, some sections of it …

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Trail of the Coeur d’ Alenes

This perfectly paved piece of peaceful paradise is a powerful path to plenty. Let’s list its assets: It’s long, smooth, scenic, uncrowded, plenty wide, accessible by numerous forms of human-powered transportation, set amidst forests, rivers, and a huge lake, and is planned to connect with numerous other incredible trails including the amazingRoute of the Hiawatha. …

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Silver Comet Trail

I felt like a Hell’s Angel sitting on my low-slung, bad-boy Harley. I looked like a dork. (See 4th picture on carousel for proof.) I didn’t care. The bike I rode was a recumbent, and I probably didn’t ever exceed twenty mph. But that’s okay. The weather was perfect; the trail was incredible. According to …

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