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Explore the trails!

#FindYourWay #MakeYourSplash

Grab a paddle, invite some friends, and #FindYourWay on one of our nation’s many great trails and rivers to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System and the Wild & Scenic Rivers acts, 

Apply for Designation

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

What's Happening on our Trails?
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.