Featured National Recreation Trails for the USDA Forest Service

 


posted Mar 29, 2018

Lena Lake Trail, Olympic National Forest, Washington

by American Trails Staff

Climbing through thick conifer woods to a scenic lake, the Lena Lake National Recreation Trail is managed by Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal District.

  tags: birding, nature trail, parks, wildlife, backcountry

posted Mar 27, 2018

The Tahoe Rim Trail, Nevada and California

by American Trails Staff

The National Recreation Trail designation for the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) includes 96 miles of the 165-mile trail which runs along the ridges and mountain tops that encircle the Lake Tahoe Basin.

  tags: partnerships, backcountry

posted Mar 27, 2018

Catwalk Trail, Gila National Forest, New Mexico

by American Trails Staff

In the 1930s the Civilian Conservation Corps built a hanging walkway trail following the path of an old pipeline.

  tags: historic, backcountry

posted Mar 27, 2018

The Maah Daah Hey Trail, North Dakota

by American Trails Staff

The trail passes through some of the most pristine remote areas of the USDA's National Grasslands.

  tags: historic, parks, backcountry, equestrian, mountain biking

posted Mar 27, 2018

Massanutten Mountain Trail, Virginia

by American Trails Staff

The trail is steeped in history, and offers a rich diversity of eastern wildflowers and animals in the area of Virginia between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Great North Mountain to the west.

  tags: habitat, wildlife, backcountry

posted Mar 26, 2018

Danny On National Recreation Trail, Whitefish, Montana

by American Trails Staff

A trail with spectacular views of the Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park that is accessible by a chairlift.

  tags: parks, backcountry