What's New

Enjoy the journey...

The Great Miami Riverway published an updated map of the Great Miami River Trail (including several tributaries) to promote the rivers and riverfront cities along the way.

New Rock River Trail Video is Live


The Rock River National Water Trail's new video celebrates this initiative to establish and support a system of recreational and leisure trails on the river and along the river corridor through Wisconsin and Illinois. 

What's Happening on our Trails?
  • Celebrate the National Trails and Wild and Scenic Rivers Acts by picking up your paddle or fishing rod to #MakeYourSplash and #FindYourWay on a river near you!
Mapping the National Water Trails

Explore our interactive map of National Water Trails near you or create your own using our mapping toolbox.

Newly Designated National Water Trails

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced the designation of three National Water Trails, adding more than 600 miles to the National Water Trails System. 

Apply for Designation

November 1 is the annual deadline for national water trail designation. Find out more about how to apply.