View dozens of great photos entered in the 2009 National Recreation Trails Photo Contest.
New information and National Recreation Trails designated on USDA Forest Service lands
14 trails ihave been nominated for designation as NRTs in 2009
See the winners and 240 photos entered in the 2008 National Recreation Trails Photo Contest.
The NRT NEWS for NRT managers and supporters is available for Spring 2008. Download the pdf (543 kb)
24 designations of new National Recreation Trails have been made for 2008.
The Rich Guadagno Memorial Trail, the 1,000th National Recreation Trail, was dedicated to a hero of United Flight 93 (Setpember 11, 2001) at Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon on National Trails Day, 2007.
See the winners and 190 pictures entered in the 2007 National Recreation Trails Photo Contest.
US Interior Secretary Kempthorne designates 40 new National Recreation Trails in 22 States for 2007. See the news release and list of newly designated trails
The new issue of the NRT NEWS for NRT managers and supporters is available for Winter 2006-07. Download the pdf (923 kb)
American Trails is sponsoring the 2006 contest for photographs of National Recreation Trails across the country. Deadline for entries is August 31, 2006. View the winning pictures in the 2004 NRT Photo Contest and all 180 entries.
Art project funded along the Schuylkill River NRT; opportunity for artists.
2005 National Recreation Trail designations have been made by the U. S. Department of the Interior. Announcement of the final designations was made June 3, 2005.
The Summer 2004 NRT NEWS is available with news and articles on topics of interest to National Recreation Trail managers.
Four trails on National Forests and Grasslands were designated as new National Recreation Trails by the Secretary of Agriculture for 2003. Trails on lands managed by the US Department of Agriculture go through a USDA nomination process.
Twenty-three trails and greenways were designated in 2003 by the Secretary of the Interior. See the lists of trails designated as National Recreation Trails in 2001 and 2002. Trails on local and private lands, as well as land administered by the BLM, NPS, and USF&WS go through a USDOI nomination process.
Whoever manufactures, sells, or possesses the National Recreation Trail logo, or any colorable imitation thereof, or photographs or prints in any other manner, makes or executes any engraving, photograph or print, or impression in the likeness of this insignia, or any colorable imitation thereof, without written authorization from the United States Department of the Interior, is subject to the penalty provisions of section 701.