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National Trails System Act

The National Trails System Act (P.L. 90-543, as amended through P.L. 111-11, March 30, 2009)

FHWA Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Resource

Compiled from the FHWA website The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks, a resource for transportation practitioners in small towns and rural communities. It applies existing national design guidelines in a rural setting and highlights small town and rural case…

Management of National Scenic and Historic Trails

6280 – Management of National Scenic and Historic Trails and Trails Under Study or Recommended as Suitable for Congressional Designation. This release transmits one of three manuals in the National Trails System manual series (BLM Manuals 8353, 6250, and 6280). This manual provides the line…

National Scenic and Historic Trails

This document describes the NSHT program’s major policy elements and legislative requirements. Administrators and partners should use this information to guide their development of NSHT programs and identify priorities.

Director’s Order #45

This Director’s Order outlines National Park Service (NPS) policies and procedures for national scenic and historic trails to ensure that congressionally designated trails are recognized and operated on a consistent basis to ensure protection of the characteristics and values of the trail and their use…

Trail Management Areas

8353 – Trail Management Areas – Secretarially Designated National Recreation, Water, and Connecting and Side Trails. This release transmits one of three manuals in the National Trails System manual series (BLM Manuals 8353, 6250, and 6260/6270). This manual addresses secretarially designated National Recreation Trails (Including…

National Scenic and Historic Trail Administration

6250 – National Scenic and Historic Trail Administration This release transmits the second of three manuals in the National Trails System manual series (BLM Manuals 8353, 6250, and 6260/6270). This manual addresses specific functions delegated to the BLM from the Secretary of the Interior pursuant…

National Trails System Annual Report for FY 2013

2013. Federal Interagency Council on Trails: A report on the annual progress made in protecting, developing, and managing national scenic and national historic trails.

Connect Trails to Parks: A Three Year Program Report

2011. A report on selected projects under the Connect Trails to Parks (CTTP) program.

National Trails System Act

2009. The Organic Act for National Scenic and National Historic Trails.