Parkway Trail Rated #6 Nationally

From a USA Today story.

An excerpt. 

Summer is the perfect season go get active in the great outdoors, and thanks to an ever-growing network of urban recreational trails, staying active this season is easier than ever!

USA TODAY 10Best teamed up with a panel of travel and outdoor recreation experts to nominate 20 trails for the title of Best Urban Trail. Our readers have been voting daily for the past four weeks, and now we have a winner!

The top 10 winners in the category Best Urban Trail are as follows:

1. Schuylkill River Trail – Philadelphia

2. MKT Nature and Fitness Trail – Columbia, Mo.

3. Swamp Rabbit Trail – Greenville, S.C.

4. Buffalo Bayou Park – Houston

5. Indianapolis Cultural Trail – Indianapolis

6. American River Bike Trail – Sacramento

7. Atlanta BeltLine – Atlanta

8. River Walk and Mission Trail – San Antonio

9. Lakefront Trail – Chicago

10. Rose Kennedy Greenway – Boston

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About David H Lukenbill

I am a native of Sacramento, as are my wife and daughter. I am a consultant to nonprofit organizations, and have a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior and a Master of Public Administration degree, both from the University of San Francisco. We live along the American River with two cats and all the wild critters we can feed. I am the founding president of the American River Parkway Preservation Society and currently serve as the CFO and Senior Policy Director. I also volunteer as the President of The Lampstand Foundation, a nonprofit organization I founded in 2003.
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