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National Recreation Trails (NRTs) provide for numerous outdoor recreation activities in a variety of urban, rural, and remote areas. Over 1,300 trails in all 50 states, available for public use and ranging from less than a mile to 485 miles in length, have been designated as NRTs on federal, state, municipal, and privately owned lands.
Explore the NRT program
- NRT Home Page
- About the NRT program
- NRT designations year by year
- Featured trail in each state
- Latest NRT news
- Celebrating 50 years of the National Trails System
- NRT Photo Contest
- Apply for NRT designation
- Access your trail in the database
- Benefits of NRT designation
- Helpful NRT contacts