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Happy 50th NTS!

This is the day! October 2, 2018 marks the official 50th birthday of the National Trails System! I know I’ve posted this picture before, but I always find it interesting to note where President Johnson seems to be looking – … Continue reading

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The National Trail System Act of 1968

On October 2, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the National Trails System Act, which among other things, seeks “to promote the preservation of, public access to, travel within, and enjoyment and appreciation of the open-air, outdoor areas … Continue reading

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The National Trails System

The Great Plains Trail, almost regardless of its eventual exact route, will cross several National Historic Trails. ¬†Although both part of the National Trails System, National Historic Trails (NHT) differ from National Scenic Trails (NST) in that their primary focus … Continue reading

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