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"A national trail is indeed a portal to the past. But it is also an inroad to our national character. It tells us how we got where we are. Our trails are both irresistible and indispensable... It is up to all of us who care so deeply for the future of this great country to join in this uniquely American undertaking of building, maintaining and protecting these unique treasures. I hope you will join me, for the sake of the generations to come."
-- Stewart Udall, "The National Trail System: A Grand Experiment" (2008), Mr. Udall represented Arizona in the U.S. House from 1953 until President Kennedy appointed him Secretary of Interior in 1961.