National Scenic Trail
National Scenic Trails were authorized under the National Trails System Act of 1968 (Public Law 90-543) along with National Historic Trails and National Recreation Trails. National Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails may only be designated by an act of Congress.
List of National Scenic TrailsEdit
|Trail Name||Year Established||Length Authorized (miles)|
|North Country National Scenic Trail||1980||4,600|
|Continental Divide National Scenic Trail||1978||3,100|
|Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail||1968||2,650|
|Appalachian National Scenic Trail||1968||2,181|
|Florida National Scenic Trail||1983||1,300|
|Ice Age National Scenic Trail||1980||1,200|
|Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail||2009||1,200|
|Arizona National Scenic Trail||2009||807|
|Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail||1983||700|
|Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail||1983||695|
|New England National Scenic Trail||2009||220|
Proposed National Scenic TrailsEdit
|Trail Name||Proposed Length (miles)|
|Great Plains Trail||2,200|
- "PCT FAQ - Pacific Crest Trail Association". pcta.org. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
- "Appalachian Trail Conservancy Puts New Official Length of the Appalachian Trail at 2,181.0 Miles". www.appalachiantrail.org. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
- Ilgunas, Ken (23 May 2018). "Could the Great Plains Trail Become America's Next Great Long Path?". Backpacker. © 2018 Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. an Active Interest Media Company. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
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