National Recreational Trail

On June 5th 2004 the U. S. Secretary of the Interior Gale A. Norton announced that the Longleaf Trace is being added to the National Recreational Trails System. See her press release.

The Longleaf Trace web site is honored to be chosen as a  Winning Website in the 2004 American Trails Website Contest, in the Designated National Recreation Trail category. See the American Trails site for more information on all the winners of the 2004 contest.


Signs have been put up acknowledging that the Trace is a Rails to Trails
Conservancy project and a National Recreational Trail