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Our National Trails System is a network of scenic, historic, and recreation trails created by the National Trails System Act of. Includes national scenic trails (the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and the Continental Divide Trail), national historic trails, national recreation trails, and national water trails, together with a category for potential trails to be studied.

American Trails works to encourage designation and stewardship of all kinds of trails—hiking trails, biking trails, mountain biking trails, cross-country ski trails, and trails open to off-road vehicles, motorcycles, and snowmobiles.
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