Footpath, Appalachian Mountains, U.S. Extending over 2,000 mi (3,200 km) from Mount Katahdin, Maine, to Springer Mountain, Georgia, along the crest of the mountains, the trail passes through 14 states, 8 national forests, and 2 national parks. Hikers and volunteers maintain the shelters and campsites. The trail's highest point is Clingmans Dome (6,643 ft [2,025 m]) in the Great Smoky Mountains. With its first section opened in 1923, the trail was completed in 1937 and became part of the National Trail System established by the U.S. Congress in 1968.
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The community is located adjacent to the Badlands National Park.
Scenic Alaska: highways and byways provide more than beauty to state. The Parks Highway Scenic Byway currently runs from Talkeetna to Healy. The organization has applied to also have the northern portion designated as a National Scenic Byway that would extend the federal designation from Healy to Fairbanks.(TOURISM)
Sep 01, 2008; [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Nothing is so mesmerizing as an expanse of Alaska highway that unfolds and unwinds in every direction,...
Scenic gives families all-round practicality ; Renault expects big things from its latest Scenic compact MPV, writes Steve Walker.
Jul 21, 2010; THE design brief that lies at the heart of any MPV is a deceptively simple one. It typically involves producing a vehicle that's...