National Scenic Trails

National Trails Guide Interview: Ice Age Trail

The National Trails System is a network of 30 Congressionally-designated scenic and historic trails spanning the United States. The Ice Age National Scenic Trail travels 1,200 miles through a wide variety of scenery, highlighting Wisconsin's Ice Age heritage as well as the state‚Äôs unique beauty.   This is the story of two friends who decided [...]

By | April 25th, 2014|National Scenic Trails, National Trails - general|

National Trails Guide Interview: Potomac Heritage Trail

The Potomac Heritage Trail is one of the 11 National Scenic Trails and follows the Potomac River through the Nation's Capital. The trail's 1,100 miles include the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C&O) -- its geographical heart. You can experience this route on foot, by bike, horseback or watercraft. Karen is a retired teacher who biked [...]

National Trails Guide Interview: Father/Son Thru-Hikers

  The National Trails System is a world-class network of Congressionally-designated trails which span the United States. The Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and similar national trails attract many outdoor enthusiasts, some of whom make plans to hike the entire length of the trail. These individuals are called thru-hikers. Our National Trails Guide site continues [...]

By | December 18th, 2013|National Scenic Trails, National Trails - general, Thru-hikers|

National Trails Guide Interview: Desert Jewel

Having completed the Triple Crown and most recently the Arizona National Scenic Trail, Fred Gaudet has been given a unique monicker on behalf of his accomplishments: "Triple Crown with a Desert Jewel!" Fred persevered through plenty of physical and natural challenges until he reached his goals. We interviewed him on behalf of our National Trails [...]

By | November 17th, 2013|National Scenic Trails, Thru-hikers|

National Trails Guide Interview: Balls and Sunshine Triple Crown 2013

  The National Trails System is a world-class network of trails spanning the entire Unites States. Three of these trails have reached legendary status: the Appalachian Trail (AT), Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and Continental Divide Trail (CDT) which together cover 8,000 miles of America's most beloved and rugged mountain ranges.   In 2013, the site [...]

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