Canada Opens World’s Longest Hiking Trail That Stretches From Coast To Coast

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Longest Hiking Trail

The Trans Canada Trail officially renamed The Great Trail in September 2016, is a cross-Canada system of greenways, waterways, and roadways that stretches from the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic oceans.

After 25 years of development, the world’s longest hiking trail (Approximately 24,000 km/15,000 mi long) was finally completed this year in August 2016.

According to the official website, 4 out of every 5 Canadians live within just 30 minutes of the national treasure.

 

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The vision for The Great Trail began in 1992 and isn’t single trail per se, but rather a vast collection of small, community-based trails that have been carefully linked together to form one single monumental network.

You can watch an awesome short video on The Great Trail below…

And you can also explore the map online for yourself HERE

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H/T Mother Nature Network, Eco News Media & Truth Command

Featured Image Credit: Dennis Jarvis

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