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For Teachers

Use the following pages to learn about the Appalachian National Scenic Trail as a teaching and learning resource.

Parks as Classrooms
Information about using parks as classrooms, including:

Professional Development

Information on the nationally recognized Trail to Every Classroom program, including:

Did You Know?


Threats from commercial development and concern for recreational opportunities prompted Congress to pass the National Trails System Act in 1968. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail was the first trail to fall under this new act.