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Welcome to the Ohio River Trail Council membership website which includes our groups and forums as well as our meetings and events calendar.

To visit the Ohio River Water Trail website click here and the Ohio River Greenway Trail website click here.

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Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world. 
—Grant Petersen
The world lies right beyond the handlebars of any bicycle. 
—Daniel Behrman, The Man Who Loved Bicycles; The Memoirs of an Autophobe, 1973
Without question, bicycling is an efficient, economical and environmentally sound form of transportation and recreation. Bicycling is a great activity for families, recreational riders and commuters. Hillary, Chelsea and I have bicycles…. 
—William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd President of the United State (Bicycling Magazine, 1992)
Greenways can draw people together in their communities to provide open spaces for all close to their own homes. They have the potential to be this country's most important land-based effort for conservation and recreation in the next several decades. They can draw private and local entities into lead roles in provision of recreation opportunities. They can capitalize on the entrepreneurial spirit of Americans and give pride of accomplishment and responsibility to millions of people in every community. They can protect vital water, fish, wildlife, and recreation resources as integral parts of the growth of cities and communities. And, if greenways truly capture the imagination and boldness of the American spirit, they could eventually form the corridors that connect open spaces, parks, forests, and deserts— and Americans— from sea to shining sea. 
—President Reagan’s Commission on American Outdoors, Americans and the Outdoors, 1986
The establishment of a nationwide system of trails will be an accomplishment worthy of a place beside other major conservation programs... The fundamental objective of a nationwide system of trails is to provide simple, inexpensive recreation opportunities for all people by having an abundance of trails for walking, cycling, and horseback riding near home, as well as providing some major historic and scenic interstate trails of national significance.    
—Stewart Lee Udall, Secretary of the Interior
Rivers, lakes, and other waterways are the lifeblood of our communities, connecting us to our environment, our culture, our economy, and our way of life. The new National Water Trails System will help fulfill President Obama’s vision for healthy and accessible rivers as we work to restore and conserve our nation’s treasured waterways.
—Kenneth Lee Salazar, Secretary of the Interior

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