From The Lean-To: The National Trail System


On the heels of a speed record on the Pacific Crest Trail, I thought it'd be interesting to get out the old history book and have a little class time. There are a lot of trails in our great country (although few like the PCT) and, as it seems, just as many categories for them. There are Scenic, Recreation, Historic, Connecting and Side Trails, and, as of 2009, Geological trails. Let's break em down.

Filed To: Adventure, Hiking and Backpacking, Travel

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