Archive for the 'Trail Finder' Category

Come Cycle the City With Us!


Posted by on Mar 05 2013
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  The Cycle the City Refresh project is nearing completion and it is super exciting to see the results in the form of a suite of revised and cool new tools for the way-finding system.   The project is made up of five way-finding components with new signs that incorporate a map and scannable QR […]

Cycle the City Getting a Makeover


Posted by on Sep 27 2012
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Where is that?  What is it?  Can I ride it now? Is it easy to follow? The Cycle the City route has been around for 15 years and is an awesome 10 mile clockwise loop that sees almost every sweet part of Burlington.  Waterfront, Suburbs, Parks, Intervale, Old North End, UVM, Hill Section, Champlain College…you […]

Volunteers Launch Trail Finder App for iPhone!


Posted by on Dec 04 2011
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It’s here — the Trail Finder app for the iPhone! It’s free and so easy to use.  Download it from iTunes here. Your smart phone is now your trail map. Over 200 trails in Vermont are now searchable from your phone.  You can pull up maps, read the details, submit comments or even a photo […]

Trail Finder Tip :: Set your default view


Posted by on May 20 2011

We’re starting a series of handy tips for making your way around The site is packed with lots of cool features, all of which are intended to help you find trails easily. We’ll occasionally write about those features here. When you first arrive at the Trail Finder, you are presented with a map showing trails from […]

Trail Clean-ups After “Monster Windstorm”


Posted by on Dec 07 2010
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Photo credit: RYAN MERCER, Burlington Free Press Vermont forests were hard hit after last Wednesday’s windstorm. Many people were left without power and otherwise sturdy stands of trees were toppled in some areas. We’ve received reports from a couple trail managers that windblown trees are now blocking access to their trails. John Hamerslough of the […]

Preview the Revamped Trail Finder


Posted by on Jun 03 2010
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Today was an exciting day for the Trail Finder. Not only have we moved the site to a new domain (, but we also released a brand new design! Check it out: Local graphic designer, Ann Kiley, deserves mucho credit for volunteering her artistic services. She helped us pick new colors and revise the layout […]

Exciting News from Google Means Big Gains for Trail Finder


Posted by on Mar 10 2010
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Our office was abuzz this morning with some very exciting news from the Google. Partnering with the Rails to Trails Conservancy, Google Maps now offers biking directions! The announcement has some pretty big implications for our Trail Finder project, all of which will enhance your experience when searching for trails. With the addition of biking […]