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2021 National Scenic and Historic Trail Highlights

2021 National Scenic and Historic Trail Highlights by Trail National Scenic Trails Appalachian NST Arizona NST Continental Divide NST Florida NST Ice Age NST Natchez Trace NST New England NST North Country NST Pacific Crest NST Pacific Northwest NST Potomac Heritage NST National Historic Trails…

The Appalachian NST logo is a triangle-shaped trail sign with the letters A and T in white stacked on top of each other against a dark green background

Appalachian National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) provided the following highlights for the Appalachian NST during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) continues to convene the Appalachian Trail Landscape Conservation Partnership (ATLP) with the National Park Service…

Arizona National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Arizona Trail Association provided the following highlights for the Arizona NST during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience Staff, volunteers and Federal agency employees worked together to restore a natural spring that was negatively impacted by a recent wildfire…

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) provided the following highlights for the Continental Divide NST during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience CDTC completed its “Connecting across the Continent” report that showcases how the CDT contributes to the America the…

Florida National Scenic Trail Logo features an orange "FT" formed into what looks like a house in front of a green outline of the state of Florida and a blue background

Florida National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Florida Trail Association provided the following trail highlights and photos for the 2021 calendar year: Local Economy, Tourism and Community Health This year our Gateway Communities program has continued to grow, thanks in large part to our intern grant from PNTS. Our intern added…

Ice Age National Scenic Trail sign features a brown wooly mammoth against a light blue background

Ice Age National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Ice Age Trail Alliance provided the following highlights for the Ice Age NST during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience In February of 2020 the Ice Age Trail Alliance purchased 46 acres of land at the edge of the…

The Natchez Trace NST triangular sign features the silhouette of a man on horseback in a forest in dark green against a yellow background.

Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The following highlights took place along the Natchez Trace NST during the 2021 calendar year: Local Economy, Tourism and Community Health 2021 saw the revival of both the Tour the Trace ride, which invited 50 competitive cyclists to ride the entire 444-mile length of the…

New England National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Appalachian Mountain Club provided the following highlights for the New England NST during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience The Connecticut Forest and Park Association hosted an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team in Connecticut this Fall. The team…

The North Country National Scenic Trail triangle-shaped sign logo features a yellow and white 8-pointed compass rose against a blue background.

North Country National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The North Country Trail Association and the National Park Service provided the following trail highlights and photos for the 2021 calendar year: Collaboration and Engagement NCTA’s JEDI Committee has been meeting monthly and is focused on staff, board and community training as well as the…

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail triangle sign logo features the silhouette of an evergreen tree against a green background with white mountains.

Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) provided the following highlights for the Pacific Crest NST during the 2021 calendar year: Collaboration and Engagement The PCTA sponsored Crystal Gail Welcome’s “Footprints for Change Hike for Justice” this summer on the Pacific Crest Trail portion of the…