Pedestrian Signs

The National Trails office developed national historic trail sign standards that work for most situations along non-motorized trails. Take a look at the available pedestrian signs and sticker options. Please contact us with any questions.

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Family of Pedestrian Road Signs

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Pedestrian signs mark trails that follow or roughly approximate the historic route of the trail, and direct to trail sites and other places of interest.

Pedestrian signs

  • Historic Route Sign 12" x 18" (two panels):

Marks the historic route of the national historic trail

  • Historic Route additional lower panel sign option 12” x 6”

  • Lower panel arrow options 6” x 6”

  • Trail Start/End Distance 12” x 30” (three panels):

Shows distance to the beginning and end of the trail from the location the sign is placed

  • Trail Sign 12” x 20” (two panels):

Marks trail that is in close proximity and/or connects to the national historic trail, but is not on the actual historic route

  • (Site Name Here) Sign 12” x 18” (two panels):

Directs people to historic sites associated with the national historic trail

  • Crossing Sign 12” x 18” (two panels):

Marks where the historic route of the national historic trail crosses a trail

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Pedestrian signs' sticker options.

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Pedestrian Sign Stickers

  • Historic Route Sticker 3" x 6"

Marks the historic route of the national historic trail

  • Trail Sticker 3” x 6.5”

Marks trail that is in close proximity and/or connects to the national historic trail, but is not on the actual historic route

  • (Site Name Here) Sticker 3" x 6"

Directs people to historic sites associated with the national historic trail

  • Crossing Sticker 3” x 6”

Marks where the historic route of the national historic trail crosses a trail

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Please note that use of these signs requires explicit approval by the National Trails office, because the signs include the federally protected National Historic Trails logos.

Last updated: February 6, 2020