The National Trails System provides for the ever-increasing outdoor recreation needs of an expanding population; promotes the preservation of, public access to, travel within, and enjoyment and appreciation of the open-air, outdoor areas, and historic resources of the United States.
National Scenic Trails
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National Historic Trails
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National Recreation Trails
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National Trails System Story Map
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Last updated: June 2, 2020