Trans America Trail

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– Original route starts in Eastern Tennessee (Tellico Plains)
– Travels through Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho
– Finishes on the Oregon Coast at Battle Rock in Port Orford
– Unofficially supplemented by open source community with additional starting points in New York and North Carolina
– End points added in Oregon and California

– Mainly traveled by motorcycle riders, ATV or 4×4 vehicles, and bicyclists
– Riders vary in skill from beginners to veterans
– Motorcycles used are dual-sport or adventure style
– Vehicles are often body-on-frame trucks with raised suspension
– In 2021, journalists crossed the trail in an electric vehicle (Rivian R1T)

Adventure Cycling Route Network
Trans Euro Trail
– Trans Canada Trail

– Trans-America Trail by Sam Correro
– Riding The Trans-America Trail – Motorcycle USA
– The Trans-Am Trail – TransAmTrail
– Trans America Trail – gpsKevin Adventure Rides
– Advice on the Trans America Trail –

– Retrieved from

The TransAmerica Trail or TAT is a 4,253-mile (6,845 km) transcontinental vehicular route, intended as a recreational pathway across the United States using a minimum of paved roads, traveled by dual-sport motorcycles, off-road vehicle, or touring bicycle.

The trail was scouted by Sam Correro in 1984 [full citation needed] who spent 12 years assembling the route using only publicly accessible roads and trails. To legally travel on the TAT, vehicles and drivers must be appropriately licensed for their type and class.

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