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Last updated on Friday, May 22, 2015, 8:54 am

Karen Minkel

Razorback Regional Greenway: More Than a Trail (OPINION)

When hundreds gathered earlier this spring for the opening of the Razorback Regional Greenway trail system, they were not just participating in a single event at a single point in time. They were commemorating the fulfillment of another vision among many that make Northwest Arkansas remarkable. That the trail runs through our entire region is fitting. It is yet another tangible representation of how Northwest Arkansas is thinking, planning, living and working together as a region. Basics about the Greenway are notable. It is a 36-mile, hard-surface path connecting six distinct communities. It forms the spine of a network of more than 60 miles of trails, stretching from Fayetteville to Bella Vista. Some sections of the trail have up to 1,000 users per day.  While the numbers are surely... [ MORE ]

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