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View of Topanga Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains.

California's Top-Rated Park for Hikers Is Inside the City of LA

According to AllTrails, a popular fitness and travel mobile app, Topanga State Park has many highly-rated trails, most of which are of moderate difficulty and vary in length from three to seven miles.

April 2, 2024 - The Travel

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Get Outdoors: 10,000 Miles of National Park Trails Restored

A three-year project to restore access to 10,000 miles of national park trails has been completed through a collaboration between the National Park Foundation and food company Nature Valley.

January 27, 2021 - Lonely Planet


Parks Levy Headed for Approval in Seattle's King County

King County, Seattle spends 80 of its parks operating budget with money generated from a levy imposed on homeowners. After approving the levy most recently in 2013, voters are supporting it again this week.

August 7, 2019 - The Seattle Times


315-Mile Loop Hiking Trail Complete in Maricopa County, Arizona

A hiking trail now makes a complete, 315-mile loop around Maricopa County in Arizona.

November 28, 2018 - Arizona Republic

1,650-Mile Trail Network Proposed for New York Region

How does 1,650 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails connecting the Tri-State area sound?

October 11, 2017 - Curbed New York


Plan to Link 50 Miles of Dallas Trails Seeks City Partnership to Complete Funding

Dallas' Circuit Trail Conservancy has raised $23 million dollars to fund the construction of connectors that would link 50 miles of trails, now they're looking for an additional $20 million in bond money to get the project fully funded.

November 4, 2016 - The Dallas Morning News

Closing Gaps in the Florida Greenways and Trails System

The recent purchase of land to close gaps in the Florida Greenways and Trails System resulted from partnerships between state, regional and county governments to protect land for recreation and conservation in the Sunshine State.

August 21, 2014 - The Palm Beach Post

250-Mile Trail Loop Proposed in Dallas

A Dallas News editorial supports the Dallas Integrated Trail Circuit—a plan to link existing trails in the city into a 250-mile continuous loop.

June 10, 2014 - Dallas News

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Outside Magazine ranks the top 10 U.S. cities for people who like to exercise and be outdoors.

August 1, 2009 - Outside

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