Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail

The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail

Traveling 1,200-miles from the Continental Divide to the Pacific Ocean, through Montana, Idaho, and Washington, the trail provides outstanding opportunities for long-distance, non-motorized recreation.



  • Comprehensive Plan Development

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    The Forest Service is preparing the trail-wide Comprehensive Plan for the PNT. Follow the link below to go to the project page where you can find details about the planning process, access documents, and submit comments. 


Get to know the trail

Explore this interactive map of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail (PNT) and the trail route. It shows where the trail route follows existing trails and roads. In addition, the map shows what uses are allowed on the trail, and shows what types of roads are along the route.



Some of the highlights along the trail: