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Carl Knoch: Trail Advocacy, Economic Development, and the Best Trail to Ride

Photo via adirondackdailyenterprise.com

Founded in 1986, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has built over 20,000 miles of biking and walking trails in abandoned railroad corridors. Carl Knoch, Manager of Trails Development for Rails-to-Trails’ Northeast region, has been engaged in that effort for well over a decade now. I spoke to Carl about his work in trail development and advocacy, the Conservancy’s work building regional trail networks, and the connection between trails, bike tourism and small-town economic development.

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