Plans for our fifth group ride of the Great Allengheny Passage and the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal (Pittsburgh to Washington, DC) in August have been cancelled due to insufficient number of registrations.  We have returned deposits to the seven individuals who had pre-registered with regrets that we are unable to make it happen. 
We are grateful to Keith Workman and his wife Carol for coordinating and hosting the four previous well planned adventures.  Keith's gift for sharing his passion and knowledge along the way is a bonus.  Everyone who participated in this experience will tell you it was an exceptional opportunity, one they will always remember.    
You may be interested in knowing a several RTWC board members have committed to riding the  Katy Trail Across Missouri through a Road Scholar program, Sept. 28 - Oct. 5.  This is not an RTWC group coordinated ride, nor is it a fundraiser for RTWC (as was the GAP/C&O experience) but you could register, make your own plans, and be there to ride with us at the same time.  You may email us to ask questions.     
The Heartland Trail 
As you would assume, there has been little activity on the 2.4 miles of the soon-to-be-a-reality paved trail from Forrer Road/Orrville to Marshallville.  We are looking forward to a break in the weather when construction crews can continue the working and complete the trail this spring. We will announce a ribbon cutting in Marshallville once a date can be set. Thank you for your patience.    

Not to be confused with our own Heartland Trail project (Orrville to Clinton):  
The Industrial Heartland Trail ~ 
~ is a shining example of what can happen when we all pitch in and work together to make trails a reality.   RTWC Board Members have attended meetings and seminars and are staying in touch with the IHTC project.
Watch THIS VIDEO to be reminded and inspired.   
This is what building trails is all about.

Have you heard about The Great American Rail Trail?
This ia another very exciting project underway, once again proving trails are not just a trend, but rather a serious and very beneficial initiative across the nation.  This trail will come through Ohio via the Ohio to Erie Trail.   We are so fortunate that Wayne County has abandoned railbed to be reused to the benefit of all.  You can spend some of your winter indoor time exploring this very well presented information. Be sure to scroll down to view the USA map to see Ohio.   Click HERE   

Rails-to-Trails of Wayne County Board Members
President: Don Noble II, Shreve   
Vice President: Ted Short, Wooster 
Secretary:  Katie VanZile, Marshallville
Treasurer: David L. Lehman, Orrville 



Tom Bahl, Shreve             Susan Baker, Creston    
Pat Glessner, Sterling       Phil Grimm,  Kidron       
Becky Jewell, Orrville       Jenni Reusser, Orrville

Paul Vance, Orrville.         Keith Winkler, Sterling     

Keith Workman, Orrville