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Responding to COVID-19

The latest updates and guidance for hiking on the A.T. safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Update to Our COVID-19 Guidance

May 11, 2021

Following the widespread availability of COVID-19 vaccines and updated CDC guidelines, the ATC has updated its guidance for long-distance hiking on the A.T.


Wellness Guides and COVID Considerations

View and download information on how to reduce your risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19, both on the Appalachian Trail and beyond.


COVID-19 Cases in A.T. Counties

View a map of reported COVID-19 cases in the counties through which the Appalachian Trail passes. This map data is provided by Johns Hopkins University, which updates once daily.

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