America's Walking

America's Walking

(PBS, 2002-2003) health and fitness series

Episode 111, "Trails to Fitness," was shot in Cranston and Providence.

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Trail Steward Linda Heroux of Cranston, Rhode Island was 60 lbs. overweight and began walking at a trail across town. After getting tired of driving to the trail everyday, she decided to maintain a trail of her own near her house.

The Providence-based East Coast Greenway Association is a system of trails and greenways maintained all along the East Coast; ECGA representative David Dionne discusses their work and how long-distance trails are sure to be the recreation of the future.

A visit to Providence, Rhode Island which has made a remarkable comeback in recent years. Its revitalized waterfront is a lovely place to walk.

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