IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 12, 2013
Mr. Bennet(for himself andMr. Udall of Colorado) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources
To amend the National Trails System Act to provide for the study of the Pike National Historic Trail.
This Act may be cited as the
Pike National Historic Trail Study Act
Western States Trail Study
Section 5(c) of the National Trails System Act(16 U.S.C. 1244(c))is amended by adding at the end the following:
Pike National Historic Trail
The Pike National Historic Trail, a series of routes extending approximately 3,664 miles, which follows the route taken by Lt. Zebulon Montgomery Pike during the 1806–1807 Pike expedition that began in Fort Bellefontaine, Missouri, extended through portions of the States of Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, and ended in Natchitoches, Louisiana.