Commemorate the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
Essential Information for Your Trip on the Trail
The National Park Service administers the trail in partnership with the Trail of Tears Association; the Cherokee Nation; the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; federal, state, county, and local agencies; interested groups; and private landowners. Trail sites are in private, municipal, tribal, federal, or state ownership. Please ask for permission before visiting any trail sites on private lands and check with public sites for visiting hours and regulations.
Go to Places To Go for listings by state that include site name, address, access, historical significance, onsite interpretation, and website.
Last updated: July 27, 2018