Asphalt Trails

The Kyoto Trail – Kiyotaki to Route-61

This segment of the Kyoto Trail has a bit of everything – river crossings, hill-climbs, secluded hamlets, Shinto shrines, history, great scenery. I commenced this hike at the J.R.Hozukyo Station, after a 20-minute train ride from Kyoto Station, then walked 2km to the trail proper. The forst 7km is along the banks of the Kiyotaki …

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The Kyoto Trail

There are two trails in ‘The Kyoto Trail’ and are both administered and maintained by the ‘Kyoto Alpine League’ and the ‘Kyoto Trail Association’. The first trail is a 70km (43-mile) part-circumnavigation of Kyoto City and the second, a 40km (24-mile) course around the settlement of Shuzan, about a 90-minute bus trip from Kyoto Station. …

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Tauern Cycle Path: Krimml to Mittersill

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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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Olympic Discovery Trail

This multi-season trail is paved and makes a great trail for hiking and bike riding. Certain stretches of the Olympic Discovery Trail are also wonderful for tandem bikes, recumbents, stand-up vehicles and equestrians. It runs through three medium-to-large sized towns, so offers plenty of opportunities to find food. It runs fairly close to a large …

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Daibutsu Railway Trail

This course follows the route the old Daibutsu Railway took. Commencing at the town of Kamo, this course is made-up of two parts – rural & suburban. It takes you past some of the relics of a bygone era. The line commenced service in 1898 and was closed in 1907, when a new line was …

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