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The national trails system

Johnson, Sandra L.

The national trails system

an overview

by Johnson, Sandra L.

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trails -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Trails -- United States,
  • Recreation areas -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCRS report for Congress.
    StatementSandra L. Johnson.
    SeriesMajor studies and issues briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1999, 98-981 ENR.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16342421M
    OCLC/WorldCa48198309

    Steve Elkinton, former National Park Service (NPS) Program Leader for the National Trails System, has compiled an illustrated history of how the System came about and how it has evolved since “A Grand Experiment: The National Trails System at 50” is Elkinton’s attempt to document this remarkable history. It starts with the DAR and Ezra Meeker monumenting historic trail routes in Roots of the National Trails System --Legal foundation of the National Trails System --Appalachian National Scenic Trail --Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail --First decade, --Oregon National Historic Trail --Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail --Building the system, --Maturation of the system, --Decade for.

    Established in , America’s National Trails System – primarily overseen by the National Park Service – highlights scenic beauty and American history in a linear fashion that hikers, cyclists, equestrians, and history buffs can follow. The most well-known of the trails, and the oldest, is the Appalachian Trail. The Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) connects trail organizations and federal agency partners to further the protection, completion, and stewardship of the 19 National Historic and 11 National Scenic Trails, within the National Trails System. Publish Date: Septem ; Format: Hardcover.

      The National Trails System Act, signed by President Lyndon Johnson on Oct. 2, , led to the designation of both the A.T. and the PCT as the first National Scenic Trails on the same day. This iconic event in conservation history has helped to create and protect some of the country’s most important places for wildlife and visitors. tHe nAtionAl trAilS SyStem Act The National Trails System Act of was the direct result of the Trails for America report. While dif - fering slightly from the suggestions in the Trails for America report, this legislation did follow the Report’s original intent. It established three diferent types of trails: NationalFile Size: 2MB.


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The National Park Service encourages all public and private agencies to develop, maintain, and protect trails. With the cooperation and support of a nationwide trails community, the vision of an interconnected, cross-country trail system will become a reality.

National Trails System 50th Anniversary. Current Time Duration Time The best Trails in England and Wales, whether you're looking for a family day out, a short walk, ride, a really good ice cream or a life-changing long distance walk experience.

National Trails pass through some of the most stunning and diverse landscapes in Britain. If you can't decide whether you prefer dramatic coastline or heather moorland.

National historic trails recognize original trails or routes of travel of national historic significance including past routes of exploration, migration, and military action. Information about each national historic trail is provided below.

Length: miles. Administering Agency: National Park Service. Length: 5, miles. This book has become indispensable in my travel planning, as it contains listings of National Park System areas by state, in addition to National Heritage Areas, National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and the National Trails System.

Although the Index is not intended to be a guidebook, nor does it contain standard guidebook information such as. National Trails are long distance walking, cycling and horse riding routes through the best landscapes in England and Wales.

In Scotland the equivalent trails are called Scotland’s Great Trails. There are 15 National Trails. Walkers can enjoy them all, cyclists and horse riders can enjoy the Pennine Bridleway and the South Downs Way, as well.

Full-color map describes eight national scenic trails and nine national historic trails. (Previous item number: Y) Source: U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service Released: Pages: 1 Publication ID: Item number:   Since the trail system has designated twelve national historic trails, some eight hundred national recreation trails and eight national scenic trails.

This book focuses on the eight National Scenic Trails in the system and is a great guide to the almost /5(4). This is a good book in a lot of ways, but is starting to show its age in a lot of important ways.

First off is the accuracy of the campground listings. Many of those listed as non-reservation sites have now been added to the online reservations website for the national park system/5().

Partnership for the National Trails System. K likes. The Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) works in cooperation with multiple Federal Agencies to further the protection, 5/5.

Inwe celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act, which provided an incredible legacy for all Americans. The law allowed for the establishment of long-distance National Scenic Trails (spanning more than miles) and National Recreation Trails, which can be found in.

by Partnership for the National Trails System Adapted from news releases Steve Elkinton, former National Park Service (NPS) Program Leader for the National Trails System, has written the book, “A Grand Experiment—The National Trails System at ” Learn how the concept of a National Trails.

Also sold for $ per single copy from the Citizen Information Center, Pueblo, CO American Trails is seeking motivated volunteer Trail Ambassadors that are willing to visit as many of the National Recreation Trails in their region as possible over the next year, to gather data and identify issues on these great trails.

National Recreation Trails (NRTs) are some of America’s finest ers: These experiences, and hundreds more, can be found in every state across the nation, on America’s National Trails System. Learn more about how you can make a difference. Become a supporter of the Partnership for the National Trail System today.

This site is a resource hub for the National Trails — a guide to the Congressionally-established trails of the United States. Most people have heard of the Appalachian Trail, but there’s a lot more involved: 30 National Historic and Scenic Trails spanning o miles of diverse scenery await our discovery.

National Trails System. The National Park Service manages the overall system of National Trails — Scenic, Historic and Recreation Trails — in partnership with other federal agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management, along with a wide range of nonprofit organizations and volunteers nationwide.

recreation classification trails. A National Trail Management Corridor is a designation based on Section 7(a) of the National Trails System Act ‘rights-of-way.’ A National Trail Management Corridor includes public land area of sufficient width to encompass National Trail System resources, qualities, values, and associated settings.

Get this from a library. The National Trails System at [Federal Interagency Council on Trails (U.S.)]. National Forest System trails also connect with many miles of trails managed by local, state, federal, and tribal governments and by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).

Drawing from these valued partner resources now and into the future, the Forest Service will increasingly embrace a shared-stewardship approach in providing and managing a. H.R. To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the.

The longest in the National Trails System, the North Country National Scenic Trail stretches 4, miles across eight states, from North Dakota to Vermont. Whether you’re looking to day-hike a few miles or plan a longer overnight backpacking trip, a multitude of .Jon had illustrated the children’s book, Lewis and Papa: Adventures on the Santa Fe Trail, by Barbara Joosse, which happened to highlight one of the national historic trails.

I decided I would introduce the national trail system to my students, using this book, during our social studies unit of the Midwest region.The North Country Trail is the longest in the National Trails System, stretching 4, miles over 7 states from North Dakota to New York.

Pacific Crest Trail The Pacific Crest Trail spans 2, miles from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington.