Safeguarding our nation’s scenic qualities
Reducing the proliferation of billboards and visual blight
Scenic America has helped stop new billboard construction and other blight in hundreds of communities nationwide.
Protecting and promoting scenic byways
Scenic America led the way in Congress to revive the National Scenic Byways Program and to secure funding for our most scenic roadways.
Championing Scenic Communities
From utility undergrounding to tree conservation to responsible development, we help communities protect their unique qualities.
What we’re working on right now
Protecting Trees from Clearcutting for Billboard Visibility
Right now, it’s legal in 32 states for a billboard company to cut down publicly owned trees to improve billboard visibility. Tell Congress that it’s time to change that.Learn More
Supporting Scenic BywaysThe FY 23 Appropriations Act includes the highest funding level for byways in more than a decade, but more resources are needed in FY 24…
Making Undergrounding More AccessibleThanks to our advocacy, FEMA funding can now support undergrounding, and a new federal grant program is making more resources available.
Celebrating Community CharacterWe believe in protecting, enhancing, and celebrating the unique qualities of our towns and cities.
Explore Scenic Byways
Get to know the more than 1,200 roadways across the nation that are recognized for their scenic, natural, archaeological, cultural, historic, or recreational significance.
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Scenic America and Scenic San Diego Oppose Approval of Digital…We are disappointed and disheartened at the San Diego City Council’s 7:1 vote to approve…
EV Trip Planning: Road Tripping With Your Electric VehicleElectric vehicles (EVs) are an increasingly popular choice for everyday driving. But they can be…
The Importance of Community CleanupsCommunity cleanups play a vital role in maintaining the health and beauty of our neighborhoods, parks, and coastlines. From park cleanups to beach cleanups and…
The Ozark Run: How one man’s vision became Missouri’s newest…On March 8, 2023, the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission officially designated the Ozark Run…