2020 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame Nominees

Voting for the 2020 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame is now closed.

The winning trail will be announced later this week in the August edition of eNews.



Learn more about the nominees


1California's Iron Horse Regional Trail

Length/Surface: 32 miles, asphalt

Interesting Fact: The Iron Horse Regional Trail is also part of a broader trail network effort by the Bay Area Trails Collaborative that will span 2,700 miles and connect dozens of urban and rural communities across nine counties in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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2Illinois’ Major Taylor Trail

Length/Surface: 7.6 miles, asphalt

Interesting Fact: The trail was named after and is lined with murals celebrating Marshall “Major” Taylor, a Black cyclist who set several world records and won numerous races all over the world in the late 19th century.

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3West Virginia’s Mon River Rail-Trail System

Length/Surface: 48 miles; crushed stone, asphalt

Interesting Fact: The Mon River Rail-Trail System is made up of the Mon River, Caperton and Deckers Creek trails, and it has connections to the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition’s developing 1,500-miles-plus multiuse trail network.

View the Mon River, Caperton and Deckers Creek trails on TrailLink.com

3Pennsylvania’s Three Rivers Heritage Trail

Length/Surface: 33 miles, crushed stone, asphalt

Interesting Fact: The trail traces the banks of three major waterways—the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio—and is part of the Great American Rail-Trail.

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Learn about the nominees on the TrailBlog.