National Digital Trails

Data and Tools

This page contains information on the primary data sources used in the project along with resulting and related applications.  

Data Sources

The National Digital Trails dataset is part of the USGS Transportation data theme and can be downloaded from the National Map Viewer.   Trails have been aggregated by the USGS over the past several years from predominantly authoritative sources.

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Date published: January 9, 2020

TRAILS (Trail Routing, Analysis, and Information Linkage System)

The TRAILS (Trail Routing, Analysis, and Information Linkage System) is available to federal trail planners by request.  Please email trails@usgs.gov to set up an introductory virtual workshop for your group.  

Date published: August 28, 2019

Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US)

The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) is used to show boundary information.

Date published: August 22, 2019

Trails Explorer

The Trails Explorer  is a web application showing the current distribution of aggerated trails.  

Date published: August 21, 2019

The National Map Viewer

The National Map Viewer is your source for viewing and downloading USGS data.