Interactive Map of NPS Wild and Scenic Rivers

NPS Wild & Scenic River Responsibilities

National Wild & Scenic Rivers System

This map provides detailed information about and links for individual wild and scenic rivers by moving the mouse over the highlighted river.

Map Legend:

Rivers are shown in blue, orange, and green: The NPS Wild and Scenic Rivers program has various responsibilities for these rivers;more information will be shown when links are 'clicked'.

  • Blue - designated national wild and scenic rivers where NPS has a role.
  • Orange - Congressionally authorized wild and scenic study rivers where NPS has a role.
  • Green - rivers in national park units with enabling legislation provisions similar to those on national wild and scenic rivers.

Rivers shown in tan: Other government agencies manage these rivers which are part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The agency name will be shown when the river is clicked.

Last updated: December 1, 2016