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

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    Follow the link below to go to the Forest Service's project page for the PNT Comprehensive Plan where you can access documents and learn more about the planning process. 


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: