June 19, 2012
Designation of USACE National Recreation Trails
Please see the attached News release designating five of our recreation trails as National Recreation Trails by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The five are among 54 trails nationwide designated this year as new national recreation trails, and will join the national network of more than 1,150 previously designated trails that encompass more than 13,650 miles of existing trails and trail systems. The national recreation trail designation recognizes those trails that link communities to recreational opportunities on public lands and in local parks across the nation.
The following five USACE trails have been designated as 2012 national recreation trails: Bartram Trail at J. Strom Thurmond Lake, Clarks Hill, S.C. Carlyle Lake Multi-Use Trail at Carlyle Lake, Carlyle, Ill. Veterans Trail at Coralville Lake, Iowa City, Iowa. Overmountain Victory Trail at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir, Wilkesboro, N.C. Bennington Lake Trail System at Bennington Lake, Walla Walla, Wash.
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