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Official Trail Marker for National Recreation Trails

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National Park Service, Interior.


Official Insignia, Designation.

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Authority: National Trails System Act, 16 U.S.C. 1241(a) and 1246c and Protection of Official Badges, Insignia, etc. in 18 U.S.C. 701.

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This notice issues the official trail marker insignia for National Recreation Trails. The original graphic image was developed by the Federal Interagency Council on Trails in 1970. The National Park Service has officially used this insignia to help mark all designated national recreation trails. The insignia was slightly redesigned in 1996 so that lettering and framing match other National Trails System markets. Start Printed Page 16418The earlier design, which is still in use, is also protected from unauthorized uses by this notice. This publication accomplishes the official designation of the insignia now in use by the National Park Service.

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The primary author of this document is Steven Elkinton, Program Leader for National Trails System Programming, National Center for Recreation and Conservation.

The insignia depicted below is prescribed as the official trail marker logo for National Recreation Trails. Authorization for use of this trail marker is controlled by the National Park Service's National Center for Recreation and Conservation, Washington, D.C.

In making this prescription, notice is hereby given that whoever manufactures, sells, or posses this insignia, or any colorable imitation thereof, or photographs or prints or in any other manner makes or executes any engraving, photograph or print, or impression in the likeness of this insignia, or any colorable imitation thereof, without written authorization from the United States Department of the Interior is subject to the penalty provisions of section 701 of Title 18 of the United States Code.

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Steven Elkinton, Program Leader for National Trails System Programming, NPS, ms-3622, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240, 202-565-1177.

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Dated: March 16, 2000.

Denis P. Galvin,

Acting Director.

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[FR Doc. 00-7571 Filed 3-27-00; 8:45 am]