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MILLENNIUM TRAILS

The American Discovery Trail has been designated as a National Millennium Trail by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater. The Millennium Trails Program is a partnership between the White House Millennium Council, The Department of Transportation, The President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, The National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management as well as organizations in the private and non-profit sectors. The route of the American Discovery Trail was selected through the efforts of citizens working with local, state and federal land managers in the localities through which the trail passes. The various land managing agencies and local and regional trail organizations have made significant contributions through their expertise and knowledge of the trails that make up the ADT. As the nation's first multi-use trail it is an ideal model for a "flagship" national trail for all citizens. It exposes people to the nation's historical, cultural and natural wonders as it connects large cities, small towns and urban areas by integrating existing local, regional and long distance trails into a national system. The ADT is unique in that it is almost entirely on public lands.

The following is a table of the other 15 Millennium Trails, with links to their Web Pages that we have been able to obtain:

TRAIL DESCRIPTION
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Georgia to Maine
North Country National Scenic Trail New York to North Dakota
Iditarod National Historic Trail Alaska
Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail Mexican boarder to San Francisco
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail St. Louis, MO to the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon
East Coast Greenway Maine to Florida
Great Western Trail U.S. Rocky Mountains, Mexico to Canada
The Underground Railroad Southern states of U.S. to Canada
Civil War Discovery Trail Connects the battlefields, military routes and Sites of historic significance
Cascadia Marine Trail Puget Sound in Washington State
International Express Queens, New York
Unicoi Turnpike Tennessee
Hatfield-McCoy Trail System West Virginia
Mississippi River Trail Mississippi














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