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Ecusta Trail Under Contract – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 11/19/2020 at 11:07am

A new rail trail could be on its way to western North Carolina, as partners move forward on the purchase of the Ecusta Trail corridor, according to a press release from Conserving Carolina.

This new 19-mile greenway would link Hendersonville and Brevard, bringing, the release said, major benefits for the local economy, health and outdoor recreation.

On Oct. 27, Conserving Carolina went under contract to purchase the “TR Line” corridor from Blue Ridge Southern Railroad, LLC, a division of WATCO Companies.

The proposed rail-to-trail project is commonly called the “Ecusta Trail.”...

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