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9 New National Recreation Trails Added to the National Trail System

Nine new National Recreation Trails in 9 states, adding 340 miles to the National Recreation Trails system of more than 1,300 trails in all 50 states.

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New designations of National Recreation Trails are announced each year, generally by the Secretary of Interior prior to National Trails Day in June. Trails on USDA land (including National Forests) follow a separate designation process.

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