Tags: Maryland

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

  Established: October 2, 1968 Managing Nonprofit: Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Appalachian Mountain Club Managing Agency: National Park Service   The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, along with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, was the first National Trail designated by Congress with the passage of the…

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

  Established: December 19, 2006 Managing Nonprofit: Chesapeake Conservancy Managing Agency: National Park Service   The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (CJSCNHT) serves to commemorate the routes taken by the Englishman for whom the trail was named during his exploratory voyages from 1607-1609.…

Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail

  Established: May 2008 Managing Agency: National Park Service     The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail marks important historical sites along the Chesapeake Bay, where battles shook the region for three years during the War of 1812. America’s National Anthem, the Star-Spangled Banner, was…

Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

  Established: March 30, 2009 Managing Nonprofit: Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Inc. Managing Agency: National Park Service   The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail is marks the routes taken by American and French troops from 1780-1783 and commemorates the role of the critical French-American…

Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

Organization: Potomac Heritage Trail Association

American Hiking Society

As the national voice for America’s hikers, American Hiking Society (AHS) promotes and protects foot trails and the hiking experience.

Chesapeake Conservancy

The Chesapeake Conservancy’s mission is to strengthen the connection between people and the watershed, conserve the landscapes and special places that sustain the Chesapeake’s unique natural and cultural resources, and encourage the exploration and celebration of the Chesapeake as a national treasure.

Continental Divide Trail Society

Since 1978, the Continental Divide Trail Society has been an independent advocate and resource for the hikers of today and tomorrow.