National Park Service

National Park Service

US Department of the Interior








USA USA USA


National Scenic Trail (3)

Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Maine to Georgia
(13 states)

CT, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, VT, WV
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Phone: (304) 535-6278 Appalachian Trail Park Office
Description: The Appalachian Trail is a 2,180+ mile long public footpath that traverses the scenic, wooded, pastoral, wild, and culturally resonant lands of the Appalachian Mountains. Conceived in 1921, built by private citizens, and completed in 1937, today the trail is managed by the National Park Service, US Forest Service, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, numerous state agencies and thousands of volunteers.
Website / Maps




Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail, Alabama, Mississippi, and, Tennessee

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804
Phone: (800) 305-7417
Description: The 450-mile foot trail that became known as the Natchez Trace was the lifeline through the Old Southwest. You can experience portions of that journey the way earlier travelers did - on foot. Today there are five separate trails totaling over 60 miles and they are administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Website


Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

252 McDowell Street
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Phone: (304) 535-4014
Description: The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail has something for everyone. History, nature, recreation, wildlife, and conservation are all themes that find a home within the Trail network. Pick your region, your experience, and enjoy the journey!
Website / Maps


Return to National Park Service Index

back to top