2016 Jim Schmid bicycles Rail-Trail Hall of Fame 25-mile Heritage Rail Trail County Park – PA

rail-trail hall of fame logoThe 28th member of the Rail-Trail Hall of FameHeritage Rail Trail County Park was chosen along with the Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail.

Sandra and I first biked the Heritage Rail Trail back in 2002 when we were living in Maryland. We biked to York and stayed overnight in a B&B and biked back to our car the next day.

As  part of my Hall of Fame Quest I biked it again on October 5, 2016. I also  biked the Torry C. Brown Rail Trail on the same trip. It’s really nice to have these longer rail-trails in the East. You have these really big and busy cities, but just a little ways out you’re in beautiful country with rolling hills, rivers, and farm land. You also bike through small towns. It’s such an enjoyable experience. There’s now a two mile extension north of York. I drove to the trailhead instead of trying to bike through York. This was my 26th Hall of Fame Rail-Trail. I plan to bike the final four next summer. Time to head back to Black Mtn, NC and settle in the for winter.

Maryland state line to downtown York, PA

North Extension of Heritage Rail Trail

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