About the National Scenic Byway Program
The program started in 1991 to protect notable roadways while promoting tourism and economic development,
Scenic byways help communities by driving tourism and economic development, which results in job creation.
Corridor Management Plans
Corridor Management Plans are written by communities to outline how to protect and enhance their qualities and character.
Byways are invited to apply for grant funding from the FHWA as it comes available.
Scenic America is the leading advocate for scenic byways.
Scenic byways are part of the American experience. They take us to and through the places we’ve always dreamed of traveling, guiding us through our history and heritage and connecting us to national parks, scenic shorelines, majestic mountains and more.
But beyond these benefits, scenic byways also deliver an important economic impact to the communities they traverse. And with more than 1,200 designated roadways in all 50 states, they impact all of us.
Scenic America is the leading advocate for scenic byways. We fought to bring back the National Scenic Byways Program when its funding lapsed and its designation process disappeared, and we continue to fight for federal support for this critical program.
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