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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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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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Post Trail Depression: What it's Like, How it Happens & How to Get Over It

After a long hike on the Appalachian Trail, returning to the "real world" can leave some hikers feeling blue. Thru-hiker Lynsey "Stubbs" Abrams discusses "post trail depression" and ways to help avoid it.

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Kallin Family at ATC Headquarters in Harpers Ferry

Planning a Family Hike: Reconnecting Your Loved Ones with the Outdoors

Helpful tips for helping family members of all ages experience and appreciate their next outdoor adventure.

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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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