TRACK Trails

A young boy crawls through a small, stone arch while a kneeling, female ranger smiles.
Kids in Parks TRACK Trails are family-friendly trails filled with adventure.

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Kids in Parks TRACK Trails are self-guided hiking trails especially for kids. Each family-friendly trail has brochures designated to turn an ordinary hike into a fun-filled, discovery-packed adventure. The guides encourage children to identify trees and birds, view the forest from the perspective of animals, and search for natural features, among other fun activities.

You can find TRACK Trails on the Blue Ridge Parkway at:

Visit to find dozens of additional TRACK Trails. There are over 40 TRACK Trails in communites near the parkway, as well as a trail at Mount Mitchell State Park, just off the parkway.

A logo that looks like the tread of a hiking boot. The "treads" spell out "Kids in Parks" and "Track Trail."

TRACK Trails are fun, healthy, and free! Kids who hike these trails can register on the Kids in Parks website to win prizes. The network of TRACK Trails keeps growing. Look for hiking, biking and paddling trails at:

  • Congaree National Park
  • Shenandoah National Park
  • Antietam National Battlefield
  • Manassas National Battlefield
  • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  • Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
  • George Washington Memorial Parkway
  • And many other national, state, and city parks in North Carolina, Virginia, South Dakota, Wyoming, and other states. Check out the Kids In Parks map to find your next adventure!

The Kids in Parks TRACK Trails program was created by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, a non-profit partner of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Last updated: November 26, 2019

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199 Hemphill Knob Rd
Asheville, NC 28803


828 348-3400

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