Featured Trails

Subcategories • Featured NRTs



posted Mar 26, 2018

Delphi Historic National Recreation Trail, Indiana

Trails have been integrated into this historic community using canal towpaths, stream corridors, and abandoned railroads.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Des Moines River Water Trail (North Section), Polk County, Iowa

The 400 mile long Des Moines River Water Trail that runs from Estherville to the Mississippi River, is an extremely scenic stream. There are two trail sections - the North Section (Cottonwood to Birdland Park Access) and the South Section (Harriet St. to Yellow Banks).


posted Mar 26, 2018

Des Moines River Water Trail (South Section), Polk County, Iowa

The 400 mile long Des Moines River Water Trail that runs from Estherville to the Mississippi River, is an extremely scenic stream. There are two trail sections - the North Section (Cottonwood to Birdland Park Access) and the South Section (Harriet St. to Yellow Banks).


posted Feb 19, 2024

Desert Ecology Trail, Saguaro National Park, Arizona

Located in the Sonoran desert, this paved interpretative, signed trail gives an overview of the plants, animals, and weather encountered in the desert.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, North Carolina

The trail features a variety of historic sites, abundant wildlife, and opportunities for biking, fishing, and canoeing.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Drinking Horse Mountain National Recreation Trail, Montana

Climbing 700 feet from Bridger Creek through to the summit of Drinking Horse Mountain, the figure-eight loop trail offers scenic vistas in the Bozeman area and surrounding mountain ranges.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Dripping Spring Trail System, New Mexico

Hiking and biking trails in the rugged area of southern New Mexico operated by the Bureau of Land Management.


posted Mar 29, 2018

Eastern Shore National Recreation Trail, Alabama

The Eastern Shore Trail is a varied surface trail for pedestrians and slow bikes that generally follows the shores of Mobile Bay in South Alabama for 22 miles.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Econfina River Water Trail, Taylor County, Florida

The Econfina River offers paddlers a 16-mile journey an intimately-canopied dark water river in the remote Big Bend region of North Florida. Designated as a National Recreation Trail in 2012.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Fisher Towers National Recreation Trail, Utah

Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, this 2.2-mile backcountry trail provides access to one of the most unique geological hikes in North America.