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11 Trails in the West Added to National Recreation Trails System

11 Trails in the West Added to National Recreation Trails SystemTo help mark 2010's National Trails Day on June 5, eight states in the West have had a total of 11 trails designated as National Recreation Trails by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.

The new National Recreation Trails in the West, along with 20 additional National Recreation Trails announced on May 25 by Salazar, add more than 716 miles of trails to the National Trails System.

The eight Western states are Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Texas and Washington.
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Trails Center Marks 10th Anniversary of National Landscape Conservation System with Exhibit Showcasing Some of the West’s Natural Wonders

Trails Center Marks 10th Anniversary of National Landscape Conservation System with Exhibit Showcasing Some of the West’s Natural Wonders Helping to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS), a new exhibit showcasing some of the West's most spectacular landscapes is now on display at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, W...
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15 Routes in the West Added to America’s Scenic Highways Program

15 Routes in the West Added to America’s Scenic Highways Program Special scenic highway designations have been announced for 15 routes in the West, reflecting either their historic setting or picturesque qualities that travelers should include in their vacation or holiday itineraries.

The new scenic designations in...
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New Trail Section Opens at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

New Trail Section Opens at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area A five-mile section of trail through the heart of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in northern California linking Brandy Creek Falls Trail with Boulder Creek Falls Trail is now open, thanks to the hard work of volunteer groups and Student Conserv...
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Battle of Glorieta Pass Trail Opens to the Public

Battle of Glorieta Pass Trail Opens to the Public Some call it the "Gettysburg of the West" while many others don't even know it exists, but the Battle of Glorieta Pass is one of the few American Civil War battle sites found in the West, and now visitors can enjoy its history from the vantage point ...
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