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Learn more about the Appalachian Trail, the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. Explore the A.T., find shelters, locate parking and more.

 

Protecting the A.T. Experience - Current Issues

Lewis Fork Wilderness

New House Bill Could Allow Mountain Bikes in A.T. Wilderness Areas

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Mt Jefferson - Emily "Peach" Chadwick

Anticipating Climate Change and its Impacts on the Appalachian Trail

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Hikers in the Roan Highlands along the Appalachian Trail

The Land and Water Conservation Fund benefits the A.T. – but could disappear

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The Last 2 Miles

81 years ago on August 14, 1937, the final link of the Appalachian Trail was completed, creating an interconnected path stretching from Georgia to Maine.

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Earl Shaffer on Katahdin

”The Long Cruise” - Celebrating 70 Years of the A.T. Thru-Hiking Tradition

August 5, 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the first recorded Appalachian Trail thru-hike by Earl V. Shaffer, affectionately known as "The Crazy One."

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A.T. Communities: Gateways to Economic and Stewardship Success

How the A.T. Community™ program helps protect the Appalachian Trail and builds the outdoor recreation economy in Trail towns.

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