2015 Trip - Rails to Trails Tour

In 2015 I traveled all over the country over almost 4 months. I rode on numerous Rail Trails and a number of cross-state rides.

The map image below shows the route of the Spokes Fighting Strokes "Rails To Trails" bike ride. The trip began on June 1, 2015 and ended on September 29.

The numbers on the route correspond to the schedule which can be found just below the map.

(You can click on the image to see a larger version of the map)

Route Map



The table below shows the entire ride by date and location.
 
Map # Date Location Ride(s)
0 June 1 Start of trip from Gilbert, AZ  
1 June 1 Alburquerque, NM  
2 June 2-11 Colorado Springs, CO CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK -- 2-11
The Cottonwood Creek - 4.7 miles
The Foothills Trail - 6.6 miles
The New Santa Fe Regional Trail - 20 miles
The Pikes Peak Greenway Trail - 16 miles
The paved Shooks Run Trail - 3.9 miles
The Sinton Trail - 2.9 miles
The Templeton Gap Trail - 4.4 miles
3 June 11-17 Denver, CO CHATFIELD STATE PARK -- 11-14
CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK -- 14-18
The Clear Creek Trail - 20 miles
The Platte River Trail - 28 miles
The Little Dry Creek Trail - 10 miles
The Cherry Creek Trail - 40 miles
The High Line Canal Trail - 71 miles
The C-470 East Trail - 15.7 miles
Ralston Creek Trail - 13.7 miles
4 June 18 Ft. Kearny, NE The Cottonmill to Fort Kearny Trail - 17 miles
5 June 19-27 Ashland, NE The Homestead Trail - 40 miles
Omaha's Big Papio Trail - 10 miles
The Keystone Trail - 15 miles
The MoPac Trail - 21.7 miles
Nebraska's Oak Creek Trail - 13 miles
6 June 27-
July 1
Sioux Falls, SD The Sioux Falls Bike Trails - 30 miles
7 July 2-7 Bloomington, MN Dakota Rail Regional Trail - 25.5 miles
The Luce Line State Trail - 76.6 miles
The West River Parkway Trail - 8.9 miles
8 July 7-12 North Branch, MN The Soo Line Recreational Trail - 10.5 miles
The Gateway State Trail - 18.3 miles
9 July 12-24 Motley, MN The Central Lakes State Trail - 55 miles
Paul Bunyan State Trail - 121 miles
The Heartland State Trail - 49 miles
The Lake Wobegon Trail - 62 miles
10 July 25 Duluth, MN The Willard Munger State Trail - 63 miles
11 July 26 -
Aug 1
Rheinlander, WI Northwoods/Pedal Across Wiconsin - 350 miles
12 Aug 2-8 Rapid River, MI The Iron Ore Heritage Trail - 47 miles
13 Aug 9-14 Petoskey, MI Little Traverse Wheelway - 26.7 miles
15 Aug 14-17 Bay City, MI The Bay County Riverwalk/Railtrail - 17.5 miles
18 Aug 17-26 North Branch, MI The Falling Waters Trail - 10.4 miles
The Flint River Trail - 17 miles
The Fred Meijer Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee (CIS) Railtrail - 41.4 miles
Fred Meijer Heartland Trail - 41 miles
19 Aug 26-31 Canton, OH The Border-to-Border Trail - 19.7 miles
The Battle Creek Linear Park Trail - 30 miles
The Baw Beese Trail - 8.5 miles
The Baw Beese Trail - 8.2 miles
Rouge River Gateway Greenway - 20.1 miles
The I-275 Metro Trail - 33.2 miles
20 Sept 1-7 Noblesville, IN The Cardinal Greenway - 62 miles
The Erie Lackawanna - 17.7 miles
  Sept 8-9 Drive to Gene Z.  
  Sept 10-11 Drive to Winter Park, CO  
  Sept 11-17 Winter Park, CO  
  Sept 17-25 Denver, CO Cherry Creek State Park
1 Sept 26-28 Alburquerque, NM Albuquerque Trail - 16 miles
0 Sept 29 Drive home to Gilbert, AZ