National Scenic Trails

Hiker on the Pacific Crest Trail
Hiker on the Pacific Crest Trail. © Bob Wick

National scenic trails are 100 miles or longer, continuous, primarily non-motorized routes of outstanding recreation opportunity. To find out more information and explore what the national scenic trails have to offer, view the information about each trail below.

Appalachian

Length: 2,150 miles

State(s): ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, NY, NJ, PA, MD, WV, VA, TN, NC
Administering Agency: National Park Service

Arizona

Length: 800 miles
State(s): AZ
Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Continental Divide

Length: 3,200 miles
State(s): MT, ID, WY, CO, NM
Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Florida

Length: 1,300 miles
State(s): FL
Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Ice Age

Length: 1,000 miles
State(s): WI
Administering Agency: National Park Service

Natchez Trace

Length: 64 miles
State(s): MS
Administering Agency: National Park Service

New England

Length: 215 miles
State(s): CT, MA
Administering Agency: National Park Service

North Country

Length: 4,600 miles
State(s): MI, MN, ND, NY, OH, PA, WI
Administering Agency: National Park Service

Pacific Crest

Length: 2,650 miles
State(s): CA, OR, WA
Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Pacific Northwest

Length: 1,200 miles
State(s): ID, MT, WA
Administering Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Potomac Heritage

Length: 710 miles
State(s): DC, MD, PA, VA
Administering Agency: National Park Service

Last updated: February 28, 2018