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Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail – 10th Anniversary

by Johnny Carawan, Acting Trail Administrator, WARO, National Park Service The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail (WARO) is a series of 680 miles of roads used by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste…

Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail – 10th Anniversary

by Jeff Kish, Executive Director, Pacific Northwest Trail Association The phrase “Tomorrow, the Pacific Ocean!” is credited as the catalyst that led to the creation of the Pacific Northwest Trail (PNT), which was written by renowned northwest guidebook author Harvey Manning and published in the 1970…

New England National Scenic Trail – 10th Anniversary

by Charles Tracy, Trail Administrator, NET, National Park Service Designated in 2009 as the New England National Scenic Trail (NET), this historic 220-mile hiking trail route has been in existence for more than 70 years. Providing a “close to home” trail experience that exemplifies the primary…

Arizona National Scenic Trail – 10th Anniversary

by Matt Nelson, Executive Director, Arizona Trail Association When Dale Shewalter, a school teacher from Flagstaff, AZ, stood on top of Coronado Peak near the U.S./Mexico border in the late 1970s and imagined a single trail connecting deserts, mountains, canyons, forests, communities, and people, the dream…

Celebrating 10 years as part of the National Trails System

In 2009, four new national scenic and historic trails joined the National Trails System, bringing the total number of Congressionally designated trails to 30. In 2019, nonprofit and Federal partners shared each trail’s history, accomplishments, and 10th anniversary events. To learn more about the trails, visit…