America's Byways®, The National Scenic Byways Program
Administered by the Federal Highway Administration
The National Scenic Byways Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration recognizes, preserves and enhances selected routes throughout the United States. There are 151 of these distinctive routes designated by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation according to certain archaeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational and scenic qualities. America’s Byways® include National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads. Since 1992, the National Scenic Byways Program has funded highway projects in 52 states and territories valued at $387,715,873.
Many Scenic Byways pass through or along National Wildlife Refuges. These refuges are identified on the American Scenic Byways Web site (www.byways.org/fws/)
Byways to America’s Wildest Places brochure provides more information on the relationship of America’s Byways ® and the National Wildlife Refuge System. To view the brochure, click on the link above or on the photo to the right.
Professionals and Friends click here for additional information.
Last updated: November 8, 2012