National Scenic Trails were authorized under the National Trails System Act of 1968 (Public Law 90-543) along with National Historic Trails and National Recreation Trails. National Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails may only be designated by an act of Congress.
|Trail Name|| Year |
|Appalachian National Scenic Trail||1968||2,174|
|Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail||1968||2,638|
|Continental Divide National Scenic Trail||1978||3,100|
|North Country National Scenic Trail||1980||3,200|
|Ice Age National Scenic Trail||1980||1,000|
|Florida National Scenic Trail||1983||1,300|
|Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail||1983||700|
|Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail||1983||695|
Jake Rose of Camas will leave the Mexican border on Tuesday in a 30- miles-a-day dash for Canada via the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. He will be attempting to hike... 3 months, 2,650 miles
May 13, 2010; Jake Rose hopes to reach the California-Oregon border about July 12 and the Oregon-Washington border around July 26 in his quest...