In the northeast part of the U.S., a bi-state project called the Circuit Trails is making waves in the walking and biking world. This network, when complete, will include 750 miles of trails in the Greater Philadelphia region covering nine counties in southeast Pennsylvania and South Jersey. Today, 300 miles are complete, with 50 currently in development and 400 yet to be built. Completion is slated for 2040. It’s an ambitious plan, no doubt, but it’s one that captures a vision the region has embraced and will see to completion.

Read more about the region's burgeoning network and the elements that make the Circuit Trails a strong and thriving project on the Rails-to-Trails blog.

Photo courtesy: Mark Willard

Tags: Chester Valley Trail, Cooper River Trail, Delaware and Raritan Canal, Forbidden Drive, Pennypack Trail, Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, Schuylkill River Trail

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