Plan and Prepare

Safety

Learn about the hazards you may face when hiking the Appalachian Trail and how to avoid or prepare for them is the best way to stay safe.

Report an Incident

While the Appalachian Trail is a relatively safe place to visit, that does not mean that there are not potential dangers while you are hiking or camping. If you see something, say something — this will help us keep the A.T. as safe as possible for our visitors.