Floating the Anacostia River
Floating the Anacostia River

Urban students canoeing along the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C. Photo Credit: National Park Service

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The National Water Trails System is a collaborative interagency effort to uniquely connect Americans to the nation’s waterways and strengthen the conservation and restoration of these waterways through the mutual support of federal, state, local, and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. The National Water Trails System is administered by the National Park Service. You can find more information on the program under "About the NWTS" or by contacting the National Park Service:

Contact: Corita Waters, NPS
Email: NWTS@nps.gov
Phone: 202-354-6900
Mailing address: National Water Trails System Coordinator
National Park Service
1201 Eye St, NW, 9th floor
Washington, DC 20005