Federal lands are those lands owned or administered by the Government of the United States. The Federal Government is responsible for managing and protecting these lands. Some federally administered land features are linear, such as national parkways and wild and scenic rivers.
parkway includes both the roadway and the parkland paralleling the roadway.
All parkways are intended for scenic motoring along a protected corridor and
often connect cultural sites. The six national parkways are administered by the National
The Federal Land Features of the United States - Parkways and Scenic Rivers map
layer shows the linear Federal land features of the United States, Puerto Rico,
and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Descriptive information includes the feature name,
the type of Federal land, and the administering agency. This map layer was compiled
by the National Atlas of the United States®.