Scenic byways

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Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress , [Washington, D.C.]
Roads -- Environmental aspects -- United States, Roadside improvement -- United States, Parkways -- United S
StatementJohn O. Spengler, George H. Siehl
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1988-89, reel 6, fr. 0267
ContributionsSiehl, George H, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15457011M

The fifth and latest edition of National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways provides more than possibilities for spectacular getaways in your local area and throughout the 50 states.

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Building Your Byway, from the Ground Up. The Hudson River Valley Greenway partnered with the University at Albany to develop this website and guide book as a resource for the New York State Scenic Byways Program to support New York State communities interested in utilizing scenic byway designation and the Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan (SBCMP) process to enrich the quality of life in.

Scenic Byways Program. The "Oregon Scenic Byways & Tour Routes Driving Guide" has been made possible through a partnership of the Federal Highway Administration, the Oregon Department of Transportation, and the Oregon Tourism Commission. This guide highlights the unique viewpoints and attractions along the 29 scenic routes.

America's Byways. America's Byways® is the umbrella term we use for the collection of distinct and diverse roads designated by the U.S.

Secretary of Transportation. America's Byways include the National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads. America's Byways are gateways to adventures where no two experiences are the same.

Colorado's Scenic and Historic Byways has been around since Prior to visiting a byway, we recommend the following: Click on the individual byway links in the map below for major features and local chambers. View the Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways Virtual Guide.

Visit to get the latest road conditions. The N.C. Department of Transportation has designated 60 scenic byways to give visitors and residents a chance to experience a bit of North Carolina history, geography and breathtaking scenery while raising awareness for the protection and preservation of these treasures.

The byway routes are carefully selected as safe and interesting. Descriptions, maps and links to related information for over America's most scenic roads.

Running to a bit over pages The Scenic Routes and Byways of Montana is copiously illustrated with maps and photographs which are all in colour.

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The book features 24 drives and each drive ranges from around 50 to miles in length using both main roads and less travelled byways/5(5). Two other scenic drives in the area hold exciting possibilities for motorists.

The Mountain Pass Scenic Byway winds for 23 miles on U.S. Highway between Page and Octavia, and Mountain Gateway Scenic Byway spans 22 miles from Heavener to the Arkansas line. Both are two-lane paved roads with plenty of steep hills and curves and you will wind.

The formerly comprehensive federal roads website was shut down unexpectedly in September due to funding cuts. However, the independent site America’s Scenic Byways has opened to restore the lost content from to the public domain, and it is an excellent resource for backroad riders.

Be sure to check it out here. [amazon_link. This handbook was prepared for Scenic Byways '88, A National Conference to Map the Future of America's Scenic Roads and Highways.

It was designed as a conference guide and reference for. I Scenic Highway u.S. Scenic Byway Pisgah Loop Scenic Byway upper Yadkin Way Yadkin Valley Scenic Byway Smoky Mountain Scenic Byway Mt.

Mitchell Scenic Drive PIeDMONT Hanging Rock Scenic Byway Colonial Heritage Byway Football Road Crowders Mountain Drive Mill Bridge Scenic Byway Table of ConTenTs Click on Byway. This guide book is arranged in the following major chapters, with various sub-sections designed to guide a community through the entire scenic byway designation process.

The guidebook is available here. Chapter 1 provides an overview of scenic byways and highlights the differences between scenic byways and scenic roads.

To ensure a comprehensive review of scenic byway programs and issues and to get the broadest possible range of public opinions and suggestions, the study also included the following: An inventory of current Federal, State, local, and private sector scenic byway programs; An announcement in the "Federal Register" seeking views on the study approach and guidelines for a national program; A.

Explore the Byways. Kansas has twelve byways, nine scenic, two of which are National Scenic Byways and three historic byways. Over a millennium, geologic shifts shaped the state's landscape to create a scenic backdrop for travelers.

Follow the paths of great expedition teams and adventurers to see where history happened along Kansas' Oregon Scenic Byways Driving Guide Oregon’s Scenic Byways offer a taste of all the beauty this state has to offer. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a history buff or merely out for a relaxing drive, Oregon’s Scenic Byways will take you there.

These 7 Beautiful Byways In New Jersey Are Perfect For A Scenic Drive. New Jersey offers an abundance of natural beauty, and with that, dozens of roads that travel through it. Opportunities for picturesque drives are endless but, officially, New Jersey is home to 7 scenic : Kristen Koennemann.

Purpose The purpose of the Wyoming Scenic Byways and Backways program is to promote and enhance tourism and the understanding and appreciation of the state’s heritage in concert with the preservation, protection and enhancement of the state’s scenic, historic and cultural resources.

Background Beforemore than 1, miles of road and highways in Wyoming were designated as scenic. In Idaho, taking the road less traveled is a wonderful way to explore the state. Some of Idaho’s scenic byways have historic significance, while others provide access to natural attractions and outdoor recreation.

Roll down the windows and feel the cool breeze of fresh air and true wilderness as you sweep through the mountains and valleys of Idaho’s vast landscapes.

About America's Byways. The National Scenic Byways Program is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. The program is a grass-roots collaborative effort established to help recognize, preserve and enhance selected roads throughout the United States.

The National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways is another reference I use often to help plan my motorcycle tours and family vacations.

It includes over scenic tours, and draws from NG staffers experiences with federal and state highways and parkways, NPS sites, National Historic Trails, and other sources/5.

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A National Scenic Byway is a road recognized by the United States Department of Transportation for one or more of six "intrinsic qualities": archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic. The program was established by Congress in to preserve and protect the nation's scenic but often less-traveled roads and promote tourism and economic : Scenic byways are roads that can be safely traveled in a standard passenger car or Recreational vehicle.

Scenic backways are of two types: a. Type I – Roads that are paved or have an all weather surface and are negotiable by a normal touring car.

These roads are usually narrow, slow speed roads. Like nature's table of contents, the lakes and woods of the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway are chapters filled with many recreational opportunities and adventures just waiting to be discovered.

With the wink and wit of Paul Bunyan lore slipped in for fun, sites and events turn easily into sparkling memories. Continuity and Byways Designations Picture yourself driving along a scenic byway.

As your car reaches the top of a small hill, you pull over and get out to enjoy the view. Behind you stretch miles of farmland, and a river shimmers in the distance. Beyond that, you can see the deep, serene shades of a forest.

Virginia Byways. The commonwealth's scenic byways -- distinctive routes with outstanding archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic value -- are composed of about 3, miles of roads.

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Contact: Carolyn France, or Enhancement. Leaving the highways to explore the byways, back roads, dirt roads and trails is a great way to – as John Muir put it – wash your spirit clean. We want to encourage you to intentionally make plans to get away from the hustle and bustle of regular life inand to set out for the hidden beauty nearby.Get this from a library!

Scenic byways. [David R Levin; United States. Federal Highway Administration.;] -- This handbook was prepared for Scenic Byways '88, A National Conference to Map the Future of America's Scenic Roads and Highways. It was designed as .Salmon River Scenic Byway: Address, Phone Number, Salmon River Scenic Byway Reviews: 5/5.

United States there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. There seems to be a lot of road repairs and delays on many of the scenic byways while I was there in July/August.

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