Byway Data Export
Register for a National Scenic Byways website account if you don't have one - you will need to identify yourself with your account information each time you perform a data export.
Data is provided in XML format for easy machine readability. Some pieces of information may include embedded HTML tags.
Referenced images will include a URL - please retrieve your own copy of the image rather than linking directly to our sites.
Requesting Byway Data
Use the following base URL to access our byway data export service:
By default, the service will retrieve core data for all byways. Use the following URL parameters to customize your request:
||string[,string]...||Comma-separated list of two-letter postal abbreviations for U.S. States.
This will restrict the resulting list of byways to the specified States. This may be combined
One of the following values, to restrict the result to byways falling into one of these groups:
This may be combined with the
||integer[,integer]...||Comma-separated list of byway IDs, to retrieve only the specified byways. A byway's
ID can be found in the URL of its page, or in the ID element of exported data. This may be
combined with the
Comma-separated list of values from the following list, to include optional data in the result set:
Constructing a Request URL
Requests should use GET and start with the base URL for the desired service, for example:
Request parameters are added to the end of the base URL and are in the form
Multiple parameters are separated by an ampersand (&). For example:
Please direct any comments, problems, or technical issues with the Data Export API to the website design team at email@example.com.