Contact Us

For inquires related to a specific national trail, please contact the appropriate trail superintendent or administrator. For other inquires, please contact the appropriate agency lead(s).


National Park Service: National Office - Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Division


Contact:
John Cannella
National Park Service, National Program Manager
Phone: 505-660-5480
Email

Peter Bonsall
Program Specialist, National Trails System
Phone: 202-763-3450
Email


U.S. Forest Service: Washington Office – Recreation, Heritage and Volunteer Resources


Contact:
Brenda Yankoviak
National Trail Program Manager
Phone: 720-618-0262
Email

Andrew Welsh
Assistant National Trail Program Manager (Acting)
Email


Bureau of Land Management: National Office - Directorate of NLCS and Community Partnerships, Division of National Conservation Lands


Contact:
Carin Farley
National Scenic and Historic Trails Lead
Phone: 505-263-9586
Email


David Jeppesen
Accessibility Coordinator and Travel and Transportation Management Specialist
Phone: 801-539-4233
Email


Federal National Trail Administrators:

Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Aric Arakaki
Superintendent
Phone: 808-326-6012x101
Email

Office:
73-4786 Kanalani St., #14
Kailua Kona, HI 96740-2608


Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Wendy Janssen
Superintendent
Phone: 304-535-6279
Email

Office:
P.O. Box 50
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Arizona National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Contact:
Marcy DeMillion
Trail Administrator
Email

Office:
333 Broadway SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102


California National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office:
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504


Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Cindy Chance
Trail Administrator
Phone: 410-260-2492
Email

Office:
Colonial National Historical Park
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown , VA 23690


Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Contact:
Ben Lara
Trail Administrator (Acting)
Phone: 719-221-5851
Email

Office:
1617 Cole Boulevard, Building 17
Lakewood, CO 80401-3305


El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office:
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504


El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail

Co-Administering Agencies: National Park Service & Bureau of Land Management

Contact (NPS):
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office (NPS):
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Contact (BLM):
Cynthia Herhahn
Trail Administrator
Phone: 505-761-8938
Email

Office (BLM):
301 Dinosaur Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87508


Florida National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Contact:
Shawn Thomas
Trail Administrator
Phone: 850-523-8586
Email

Office:
325 John Knox Rd Suite F100
Tallahassee, FL 32303


Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Eric Gabriel
Superintendent
Phone: 608-441-5610 x 3
Email

Office:
700 Ray-O- Vac Drive, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53711


Iditarod National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: Bureau of Land Management

Contact:
Kevin Keeler
Trail Administrator
Phone: 907-267-1207
Email

Office:
4700 BLM Road
Anchorage, AK 99507


Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Naomi Torres
Superintendent
Phone: 510-735-4459
Email

Office:
440 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 300
Richmond, CA 94804


Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Mark Weekly
Superintendent
Phone: 402-661-1806
Email

Office:
601 Riverfront Drive
Omaha, NE 68102


Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office:
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504


Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Douglas Neighbor
Superintendent
Phone: 662-680-4050
Email

Office:
2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804


New England National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Andrew Long
Trail Administrator
Phone: 413-351-8182
Email

Office:
One Armory Square
Suite 2
Springfield, MA 01105


Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Contact:
Sandra Broncheau-McFarland
Trail Administrator
Phone: 208-476-8334
Email

Office:
12730 Hwy. 12
Orofino, ID 83544


North Country National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Christopher Loudenslauger
Superintendent
Phone: 616-970-7026
Email

Office:
PO Box 288
318 East Main Street, Suite K
Lowell, MI 49331


Old Spanish National Historic Trail

Co-Administering Agencies: National Park Service & Bureau of Land Management

Contact (NPS):
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office (NPS):
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Contact (BLM):
Rob Sweeten
Trail Administrator
Phone: 801-539-4075
Email

Office (BLM):
440 W 200 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101


Oregon National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office:
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504


Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Diana Bramble
Superintendent (Acting)
Phone: 202-690-5138
Email

Office:
338 New Pleasant Road
Gaffney, SC 29341


Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Contact:
Lindsey Steinwachs
Trail Administrator
Phone: 619-372-1302
Email

Office:
4701 N Torry Pines Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89130


Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Contact:
Becky Blanchard
Trail Administrator
Phone: 503-808-2449
Email

Office:
1220 SW Third Avenue
Portland, OR 97204


Pony Express National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office:
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504


Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Jeri DeYoung
Resources Management and Lands Program Manager - Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Phone: 240-291-0562
Email

Office:
142 W. Potomac Street
Williamsport, MD 21795


Santa Fe National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office:
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504


Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Jorge Acevedo
Partnership Coordinator and Administrator
Phone: (334) 727-6390
Email

Office:
1212 West Montgomery Road
Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088


Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Kate Marks
Trail Administrator
Phone: 410 962-4290 x104
Email

Office:
410 Severn Ave
Annapolis, MD 21403


Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Aaron Mahr
Superintendent
Phone: 505-988-6736
Email

Office:
PO Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87504


Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

Administering Agency: National Park Service

Contact:
Johnny Carawan
Trail Administrator
Phone: 610-783-1006
Email

Office:
1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406


Interagency National Trails System Council


The interagency National Trails System Council, formerly referred to as the Federal Interagency Council on Trails, has evolved since 1969 to provide for interagency coordination of administration and management of the National Trails System.

The mission of the National Trails System Council is “to coordinate information and program decisions, as well as policy recommendations, among all appropriate Federal agencies (in consultation with appropriate nonprofit organizations) to foster the development of America’s trails….” Executive Order 13195.

For more information on the current council, please refer to the current National Trails System Memorandum of Understanding.


Contacts:

National Park Service - John Cannella

U.S. Forest Service - Brenda Yankoviak

Bureau of Land Management - Carin Farley (Current Council Chair)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Maggie O'Connell

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - James Strotman

Bureau of Reclemation - Ronnie Baca

Federal Highway Administration - Christopher Douwes

Last updated: September 1, 2022