What (and Where) Are the National Scenic Trails?

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1National Scenic Trail

National Scenic Trails Intended to showcase our country’s spectacular natural resources and beauty, National Scenic Trails are routes of outstanding recreation opportunity. These routes are primarily non-motorized continuous trail and extend for 100 miles or more.

2National Scenic Trail

National Scenic Trails. National Scenic Trails were established to provide outdoor recreation opportunities and to conserve portions of the natural landscape with significant scenic, historic, natural, or cultural importance. Most notably, the National Scenic Trail system provides access to the crest of the Appalachian Mountains in the east via the Appalachian Trail, to the Rocky Mountains of …

3National Trails System

The 11 current National Scenic Trails, according to the Trails Act, “will be extended trails so located as to provide for maximum outdoor recreation potential and for the conservation and enjoyment of the nationally significant scenic, historic, natural, or cultural qualities.”

4National Trails System

The National Trails System promotes the enjoyment and appreciation of trails while encouraging greater public access. The system includes national scenic trails, national historic trails, and national recreation trails. The National Park Service encourages all public and private agencies to develop, maintain, and protect trails.

5What (and Where) Are the National Scenic Trails?
The National Trails System Act was passed by Congress in 1968. They declared nationwide systems of trails – some scenic, some historic, and others recreational. The first 3 trails to be granted this designation have become known as the Triple Crown of Hiking: Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail. The National …

6National Trails System

The national trails system was established in the National Trails System Act of 1968 (as amended) to promote and provide opportunities for the public. The Forest Service manages and cares for many National Scenic, Historic, and Recreation Trails with the help of countless volunteers and partners.. For additional information, refer to the following national trail websites:

7What (and Where) Are the National Scenic Trails?
The Balanced Rock Trail lies at the base of a show-stopping rock formation in Utah’s Arches National Park. The Balanced Rock, a top natural wonder, is a giant rock balanced on top of a thinner pedestal of stone underneath it.The 0.3-mile loop trail leads to a view of The Windows and the distant La Sal Mountains — and the beginning of the trail is also paved and wheelchair accessible.

8What (and Where) Are the National Scenic Trails?
National Trails System. In 2018, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the birth of our National Trails System, 11 National Scenic Trails (including the Pacific Crest Trail) and 19 National Historic Trails authorized by Congress, and more than 1,200 National Recreation Trails.. These trails provide outdoor recreation opportunities, promote resource preservation and public access, and encourage …

9What (and Where) Are the National Scenic Trails?
Detailed Description. As a result of the inclusion of selected National Scenic Trail data on the US Topo maps, 13 state map series now feature National Scenic Trails, and more will be added in the coming months.

10Continental Divide Trail

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT) is much more than just a line on a map: it is a living museum of the American West, a place to reconnect with nature, and a unifying force bringing people of all walks of life together. Explore the Trail . Volunteer . Donate .

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1Chikaming mountain bike trails honor their founder. Plus fall colors and jellyfish.
A lover of birds and nature, Kirk Schrader was puttering around by the mountain bike trail that he’d conceived more than four years ago as a
Published Date: 2020-10-07T10:09:00.0000000Z

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1  An Introduction to the North Country National Scenic Trail
Courtesy of the North Country Trail Association. The video shows footage of the North Country National Scenic Trail through Lowell, Michigan.
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Watch Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8eRilme3T4

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1Pacific Crest Trail
The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), officially designated as the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, is a long-distance hiking and equestrian trail closely…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific Crest Trail

2Continental Divide Trail
The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (in short Continental Divide Trail (CDT)) is a United States National Scenic Trail running 3,100 miles (5…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continental Divide Trail

3Santa Fe Trail
and northern New Mexico, has been designated as the Santa Fe Trail National Scenic Byway. The Santa Fe Trail was a transportation route opened by the
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa Fe Trail