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Alison Wells Ney Trail Maintenance

Parts of this trail will be closed for culvert replacements from August 11, 2020 till August 25, 2020. Exact dates depend on the weather, of course. A culvert you travel over toward the Prospect Station Trailhead will be replaced. The…

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Wegmans Hit the Trail Passport

The Chautauqua Rails to Trails and the Overland trails are now part of the Wegmans Hit the Trail Passport. A big thank you to our volunteers for posting all the signs on our trail. The signs on the Overland trails should…

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Opening Day for Trails- April 7, 2018

3/24/2018 April 7, 2018 marks the Rails to Trails Conservancy’s sixth year promoting “Opening Day for Trails.” People across the nation will celebrate by getting out on the trails for a run, walk, or ride. Events are being planned across…

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Vandalism at Thayer Road Trailhead

3/24/2018 About a week ago, we became aware of some damage that had been done to the rest stop at the Thayer Road Trailhead. A police report has been filed, but if you have any information that might help track…

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“Keep Moving” by Bill Ward

Happy children hiking with a dog.

We’re so lucky to have the talented Bill Ward as a member of the CR2T Board! Check out this catchy tune he wrote for us and performed at our Spring Salute.

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The Big Culvert Damage

Damaged culvert in need of repair.

If you’ve been following any of our press, Facebook posts, or Trackin’ articles, you are probably well aware that our organization is struggling with the upkeep of an aging culvert located on the Alison Wells Ney Trail near Woleben Road…

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Who uses Chautauqua Rails to Trails?

Chautauqua Rails to Trails teamed up with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation in late summer 2015 to figure out how many people use our trails, and what sorts of activities users are undertaking. We…

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Hiking on the Rail Trail

CR2T is proud to partner with the Chautauqua County Hiking Club! CCHC is an informal group of people who enjoy the outdoors. All of their hikes are led by volunteer hike coordinators and the hikes are open to anyone who…

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Cycling on the Trail

Top Ten Reasons Why Cycling is Better than Skiing Less risk of falling off a mountain No pricey lift tickets No avalanches Easier to do in the summer No padded clothing to make you look fat Less risk of bumping…

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Birding on the Rail Trail

Birding the Sheldon Trail – Chapter III by Dick Miga It was April 4, 1997 when I made my first visit to the Sheldon trail. As I indicated in my first column for TRACKIN’ (1997), I was tremendously impressed by…

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