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on February 10, 2011
The book includes 55 rail-trails, but only 21 are longer than 10 miles--a large number are 0.5-2.0 miles! The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and the publisher must be trying to "stretch" the books into multiple volumes ("Southeast", "Northwest", "New England")to have 50 trails in each, even if many are only 1 mile long! If you live in region "X", and want to travel to region "Y" to ride, you're not interested in trails of only 0.5 to 5.0 miles!

On the positive, trail descriptions are detailed; great maps; contact for the organization responsible for the trail; directions to access points are clear.
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on March 11, 2013
According to the info available before I bought it, it was updated in 2009, but it is still out of date on the Georgia trail I was most interested in. It does not give much info about horseback riding. Not a very useful guide.
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VINE VOICEon December 29, 2010
All of the Rails to Trails Guide books are well worth the money. I find them useful when I visit an area to become acquainted with bike trails that are near by. The maps are good and the trail difficulty discussions are right on. This guide covers a large geographic area very well.
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on January 9, 2013
So, many of the rides are shorter than 20 miles, like several reviewers have posted. However, as a guide for my semi-retired mother, this book was perfect. The maps, descriptions, and trails are great. She's used to riding trails in the <20 mile range, and will be riding each trail hobbit-style (there and back again) doubling the effective mileage of the journey. So, if you're expecting dozens of 100 mile rides, then this isn't for you. But if you are among the many more casual riders looking for an enjoyable day or two trip to beautiful locales, then please purchase this book. It is a great buy, don't be discouraged by people expecting hardcore rides, leaving bad reviews!
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on July 2, 2014
This was very good, an excellent read, for those getting started on how greenways, trails, what the ground is made of, whether you should take a mountain or road bike, mileage, all the things you want to know to decide if it's worth the trip. However, I got an older version, and didn't realize that. Make sure you get the most recent version/year published, because these trails, and rail-trails are constantly being added to. A trail I am on constantly was listed in here in FL shorter than it actually is, as I ride it frequently. For the money you spend for this book and as often as you will refer to it, spend the money and get the newest publication out there………….Terry
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on December 10, 2012
This was a gift for my husband, to go with our new trykes..... There are so few trails, that most of the information in this book can be found on the internet easily. I am keeping it because the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is such a wonderful project......
Oh well, It's the thought that counts, right? Happy riding.
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on September 20, 2009
I'm planning an extended bicycle trip through Florida and this book helps get it all organized...Rails and Trails is the way to make sure you travel as safely as possible....
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on December 24, 2010
Maybe a great guide for slow walkers, but pretty much useless for bicyclists. A number of the trails are less than a mile in length.
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on December 28, 2011
Love the way the book is laid out. Easy to follow directions on how to find the trails you want and great trail maps. Will be using this book this winter when I go to Florida. Didn't realize how many cycling trails there are.
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on December 19, 2012
NOT AS INFORMATIVE AS I HAD HOPED.IT IS JUST O.K.
I DO NOT RECOMMEND IT.
ALSO IF I HAD SEEN ONE FIRST I WOULDN'T HAVE ORDERED IT!!..........
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