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Appendix E: Designated Intrinsic Qualities

The following table lists the 155 distinct designated byway State segments (i.e., listing multi-State byways separately). For each byway the table lists the byway length, the level of designation (National Scenic Byway and/or All-American Road), the year of initial designation, and the intrinsic qualities for which the byway was designated.

State and Byway Length
(Miles)
Designation
Level
Year
Designated
Intrinsic Qualities
A C H N R S
Alabama                  
Natchez Trace Parkway 32 AAR 1996     Yes     Yes
Selma to Montgomery March Byway 54 AAR 1996     Yes Yes    
Talladega Scenic Drive 26 NSB 1998           Yes
Alaska                  
Alaska's Marine Highway 3,500 NSB 2002           Yes
AAR 2005   Yes   Yes    
Glenn Highway 135 NSB 2002           Yes
Seward Highway 127 NSB
1998
        Yes Yes
AAR 2002
Arizona                  
Coronado Trail Scenic Byway 123 NSB 2005           Yes
Historic Route 66 370 NSB 2005     Yes      
Kaibab Plateau - North Rim Parkway 42 NSB 1998           Yes
Red Rock Scenic Byway 8 AAR 2005         Yes Yes
Sky Island Scenic Byway 27 NSB 2005       Yes    
Arkansas                  
Crowley's Ridge Parkway 198 NSB 1998       Yes    
Great River Road 362 NSB 2002     Yes      
Talimena Scenic Drive 16 NSB 2005           Yes
California                  
Arroyo Seco Historic Parkway - Route 110 9 NSB 2002     Yes      
Death Valley Scenic Byway 82 NSB 1998           Yes
Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway 61 NSB 2005           Yes
Route 1 - Big Sur Coast Highway 72 AAR 1996     Yes     Yes
Route 1 - San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway 57 AAR 2002     Yes     Yes
Tioga Road/Big Oak Flat Road 64 NSB 1996       Yes    
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway 360 AAR 2002       Yes Yes  
Colorado                  
Colorado River Headwaters Byway 69 NSB 2005     Yes      
Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway 152 NSB 2002       Yes    
Frontier Pathways Scenic and Historic Byway 103 NSB 1998           Yes
Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway 135 NSB 2000     Yes      
Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway 63 NSB 1996     Yes      
San Juan Skyway 233 AAR 1996     Yes     Yes
Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway 184 NSB 1998     Yes      
Top of the Rockies 75 NSB 1998           Yes
Trail of the Ancients 114 NSB 2005 Yes          
Trail Ridge Road/Beaver Meadow Road 48 AAR 1996       Yes   Yes
Connecticut                  
Connecticut State Route 169 32 NSB 1996           Yes
Merritt Parkway 37 NSB 1996     Yes      
Delaware                  
Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway 12 NSB 2005     Yes      
Florida                  
A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway 72 NSB 2002         Yes  
Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway 150 NSB 2002       Yes    
Tamiami Trail Scenic Highway[1] 50 NSB 2000       Yes    
Georgia                  
Russell - Brasstown Scenic Byway 41 NSB 2000           Yes
Idaho                  
International Selkirk Loop 89 AAR 2005     Yes   Yes  
Northwest Passage Scenic Byway 202 NSB 2002   Yes Yes      
AAR 2005
Payette River Scenic Byway 112 NSB 2002         Yes  
Pend Oreille Scenic Byway 33 NSB 2002         Yes  
Pioneer Historic Byway 127 NSB 2005     Yes      
Western Heritage Historic Byway 40 NSB 2005           Yes
Illinois                  
Great River Road 557 NSB 2000     Yes      
Historic National Road 165 AAR 2000   Yes Yes      
Historic Route 66 436 NSB 2005     Yes      
Illinois River Road 291 NSB 2005       Yes    
Lincoln Highway 179 NSB 2000     Yes      
Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Route 33 NSB 1998     Yes      
Ohio River Scenic Byway 188 NSB 1998     Yes      
Indiana                  
Historic National Road 156 AAR 2000   Yes Yes      
Ohio River Scenic Byway 303 NSB 1996     Yes      
Iowa                  
Great River Road 326 NSB 2000     Yes      
Loess Hills Scenic Byway 220 NSB 2000       Yes    
Kansas                  
Flint Hills Scenic Byway 48 NSB 2005           Yes
Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway 77 NSB 2005       Yes    
Kentucky                  
Country Music Highway 144 NSB 2002   Yes        
Red River Gorge Scenic Byway 46 NSB 2002       Yes    
Wilderness Road Heritage Highway 94 NSB 2002     Yes      
Louisiana                  
Creole Nature Trail 180 NSB 1996   Yes   Yes    
AAR 2002
Maine                  
Acadia Byway 40 AAR 2000         Yes Yes
Old Canada Road Scenic Byway 78 NSB 2000           Yes
Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway 36 NSB 2000         Yes  
Schoodic Scenic Byway 29 NSB 2000           Yes
Maryland                  
Catoctin Mountain Scenic Byway 38 NSB 2005         Yes  
Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway 86 NSB 2002   Yes        
Historic National Road 170 AAR 2002   Yes Yes      
Michigan                  
Copper Country Trail 47 NSB 2005     Yes      
River Road Scenic Byway 22 NSB 2005         Yes  
Woodward Avenue (M-1) 27 NSB 2002     Yes      
Minnesota                  
Edge of the Wilderness 47 NSB 1996       Yes    
Grand Rounds Scenic Byway 52 NSB 1998         Yes  
Great River Road 575 NSB 2000     Yes      
Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway 88 NSB 2002           Yes
Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway 287 NSB 2002     Yes      
North Shore Scenic Drive 154 AAR 2002         Yes Yes
Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway 54 NSB 2005         Yes  
Mississippi                  
Lower Mississippi Great River Road 101 NSB 2005     Yes      
Natchez Trace Parkway 312 AAR 1996     Yes     Yes
Missouri                  
Crowley's Ridge Parkway 14 NSB 2000       Yes    
Little Dixie Highway of the Great River Road 30 NSB 2002     Yes      
Montana                  
Beartooth Highway 30 AAR 2002       Yes   Yes
Nevada                  
Lake Tahoe - Eastshore Drive 28 NSB 1996           Yes
Las Vegas Strip 5 AAR 2000   Yes       Yes
Pyramid Lake Scenic Byway 30 NSB 1996       Yes    
New Hampshire                  
Connecticut River Byway 266 NSB 2005     Yes      
Kancamagus Scenic Byway 27 NSB 1996           Yes
White Mountain Trail 100 NSB 1998           Yes
New Mexico                  
Billy the Kid Trail 84 NSB 1998           Yes
El Camino Real 299 NSB 1998     Yes      
Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway 154 NSB 2005     Yes      
Historic Route 66 604 NSB 2000     Yes      
Jemez Mountain Trail 163 NSB 1998         Yes  
Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway 381 NSB 1998     Yes      
Trail of the Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway 110 NSB 2005       Yes    
Turquoise Trail 62 NSB 2000           Yes
New York                  
Lakes to Locks Passage 234 AAR 2002     Yes   Yes  
Mohawk Towpath Byway 28 NSB 2005     Yes      
Seaway Trail 454 NSB 1996     Yes      
North Carolina                  
Blue Ridge Parkway 252 AAR 1996     Yes     Yes
Cherohala Skyway 21 NSB 1998           Yes
North Dakota                  
Native American Scenic Byway 51 NSB 2005     Yes      
Sheyenne River Valley Scenic Byway 63 NSB 2002     Yes      
Ohio                  
Amish Country Byway 76 NSB 2002   Yes        
Historic National Road 228 AAR 2002   Yes Yes      
Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail 293 NSB 2005     Yes      
Ohio & Erie CanalWay 110 NSB 2000     Yes      
Ohio River Scenic Byway 452 NSB 1998     Yes      
Oklahoma                  
Talimena Scenic Drive 38 NSB 2005           Yes
Oregon                  
Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway 66 NSB 1998           Yes
Hells Canyon Scenic Byway 218 AAR 2000       Yes   Yes
Historic Columbia River Highway 70 AAR 1998     Yes     Yes
McKenzie Pass -Santiam Pass Scenic Byway 82 NSB 1998           Yes
Mt. Hood Scenic Byway 105 NSB 2005     Yes      
Outback Scenic Byway 170 NSB 1998       Yes    
Pacific Coast Scenic Byway 363 NSB 1998       Yes   Yes
AAR 2002
Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway 172 NSB 2002         Yes  
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway 140 AAR 1998       Yes Yes  
West Cascades Scenic Byway 220 NSB 2000           Yes
Pennsylvania                  
Historic National Road 90 AAR 2002   Yes Yes      
Seaway Trail 64 NSB 2005     Yes      
South Carolina                  
Ashley River Road 11 NSB 2000     Yes      
Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway 112 NSB 1998           Yes
Savannah River Scenic Byway 110 NSB 1998     Yes      
South Dakota                  
Native American Scenic Byway 306 NSB 1998     Yes      
Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway 68 NSB 1996           Yes
Tennessee                  
Cherohala Skyway 22 NSB 1996           Yes
Natchez Trace Parkway 101 AAR 1996     Yes     Yes
Utah                  
Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway 328 NSB 2002       Yes    
Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway 82 NSB 1998       Yes    
Logan Canyon Scenic Byway 41 NSB 2002       Yes    
Nebo Loop Scenic Byway 37 NSB 1998           Yes
Scenic Byway 12 124 AAR 2002     Yes     Yes
The Energy Loop: Huntington and Eccles Canyons Scenic Byways 86 NSB 2000           Yes
Trail of the Ancients 366 NSB 2005 Yes          
Vermont                  
Connecticut River Byway 233 NSB 2005     Yes      
Virginia                  
Blue Ridge Parkway 217 AAR 2005   Yes     Yes  
Colonial Parkway 23 AAR 2005     Yes Yes    
George Washington Memorial Parkway 25 AAR 2005     Yes Yes    
Skyline Drive 105 NSB 2005           Yes
Washington                  
Chinook Scenic Byway 85 AAR 1998           Yes
Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway 150 NSB 2005       Yes    
International Selkirk Loop 77 AAR 2005         Yes Yes
Mountains to Sound Greenway - I‑90 100 NSB 1998           Yes
Stevens Pass Greenway 89 NSB 2005         Yes  
Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway - SR 112 61 NSB 2000       Yes    
West Virginia                  
Coal Heritage Trail 98 NSB 1998     Yes      
Highland Scenic Highway 43 NSB 1996       Yes    
Historic National Road 16 AAR 2002   Yes Yes      
Midland Trail 117 NSB 2000         Yes  
Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike 180 NSB 2005     Yes      
Washington Heritage Trail 137 NSB 2000     Yes      
Wisconsin                  
Great River Road 249 NSB 2000     Yes      
Wyoming                  
Beartooth Highway 39 AAR 2000       Yes   Yes
TOTAL 23,869     2 13 67 31 22 55
  1. Please note: This report was drafted prior to August 2008. As of August 26, 2008, the Tamiami Trail Scenic Highway in Florida is no longer a National Scenic Byway. ^ back
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