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Featured National Recreation Trails

A sampling of National Recreation Trails in the news or recently designated. The NRT program showcases the diversity of trails across America, from our cities and suburbs to the deserts, waterways, and high mountains.


National Recreation Trails... America's great trails!

Every kind of trail activity is represented in the listing of designated NRTs. Besides hiking and bicycling, the system includes water trails, motorized routes, snow tracks, greenways, and equestrian paths.

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Cross Vermont Trail at the dedication of the I-91 trail underpass

(photo by Jennifer Waite 2003)

Muddy Mountain Interpretive Nature Trail The Muddy Mountain Trail in Wyoming is one of many trails that comprise the Muddy Mountain Environmental Education Area's 15-mile trail system. The 2-mile trail allows visitors to enjoy scenic vistas and observe a variety of wildlife including resident elk and whitetail deer. A special feature of the trail is that it is handicapped accessible, allowing all visitors to enjoy the resources of this unique area. Located minutes from Casper, Wyoming, the trail provides nearby residents with hiking and environmental education opportunities.






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The on-line database has details on the currently designated National Recreation Trails. The NRT Program online is hosted by American Trails:


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