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America"s national trails journeys across land and time by Glenn Scherer

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Published by Falcon in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Trails -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
  • Hiking -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
  • United States -- Guidebooks.,
  • United States -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Glenn Scherer.
GenreGuidebooks.
SeriesA Falcon guide
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE158 .S35 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3558677M
ISBN 100762723564
LC Control Number2002019895
OCLC/WorldCa48966544

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This site is a resource hub for the National Trails — a guide to the Congressionally-established trails of the United States. Most people have heard of the Appalachian Trail, but there’s a lot more involved: 30 National Historic and Scenic Trails spanning o miles of diverse scenery await our discovery.   The National Trails System Act of , as amended, calls for establishing trails in both urban and rural settings for people of all ages, interests, skills, and physical abilities. The act promotes the enjoyment and appreciation of trails while encouraging greater public access. J+ trail professionals receiving the latest trail industry news and resources, and get a free " Trail Construction Cost Realities " webinar ($39 value). Subscribe to our newsletter. Jim Schmid reviews Chuck Flink's newest book "The Greenway Imperative: Connecting Communities and Landscapes for a Sustainable Future". The North Country Trail is the longest in the National Trails System, stretching 4, miles over 7 states from North Dakota to New York. Pacific Crest Trail The Pacific Crest Trail spans 2, miles from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington.

Published in partnership with American Hiking Society, America's National Trails celebrates mile National Trails System. This full-color book profiles such scenic and historic trails as the Pony Express National Historic Trail, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail. The National Trails System (NTS) was created in by the National Trails System Act (NT SA). 1 The Act established the Appalachian and Pacific Crest National Scenic Trails and authorized a national system of trails to provide additional outdoor recreation opportunities and to promote the preservation of access to the outdoor areas and historic resources of the nation. Get this from a library! America's national trails: journeys across land and time. [Glenn Scherer] -- Discusses Lewis and Clark National Historical Trail, Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, Natchez Trace, Trail of Tears, Iditarod, Selma to Montgomery, Sante Fe Trail, Pony Express Trail and many more.   His newly published National Trails Guide profiles all 30 National Scenic and Historic Trails and is the only book available to list all 30 national scenic and historic trails, with detailed information on where to go and what to see on each route. To learn more about the National Trails, visit Bill Buck’s resource hub online and join us for.