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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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14 Reasons to Start Your Northbound Thru-Hike at Amicalola Falls State Park

Planning on starting a northbound thru-hike this year? Here's 14 reasons why starting your adventure at Amicalola Falls State Park might be a great first step.

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A.T. volunteers rally to complete the Sinking Creek Mountain Relocation in Central Virginia. Photo by Matt Gentry

A Year Stronger: Appalachian Trail Successes in 2018

2018 was a big year for the Appalachian Trail, filled with multiple milestones and the long-awaited completion of several ongoing projects.

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Emerald Ash Borer

This tiny beetle is killing the Appalachian Trail’s ash trees

The emerald ash borer is decimating the ash tree population along the Appalachian Trail. If it isn't stopped, it will change our forests forever.

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