Gypsy Moth Treatment scheduled in June for part of the A.T. in Southwest Virginia
In an effort to control the invasive insect known as the Gypsy Moth, treatment is scheduled the week of June 17th, 2013, in Southwest Virginia on part of the A.T. Read more on our News Page -> More »
Stomach Virus Hits Appalachian Trail near Hot Springs, NC
Cases of Norovirus have been confirmed along the A.T. from Hot Springs, NC, north to the TN-VA border, causing severe stomach issues for those infected. Take precautions when hiking in this area. For more info and a list of tips, see our News Page -> More »
Footpath for the People
The Appalachian Trail is a 2,184 mile long public footpath that traverses the scenic, wooded, pastoral, wild, and culturally resonant lands of the Appalachian Mountains. Conceived in 1921, built by private citizens, and completed in 1937, today the trail is managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, numerous state agencies and thousands of volunteers.
The freedom to enjoy the Appalachian Trail comes with the responsibility to be informed, prepared, and alert to our surroundings. Here are some tips.Read More
Official Appalachian Trail Brochure Map
Download the official brochure map for the Appalachian Trail.Read More
Trail to Every Classroom
The Trail to Every Classroom (TTEC) is a professional place-based development series for educators to show how the trail can be used as a classroom.Read More
Did You Know?
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a public footpath that follows more than 2,100 miles of Appalachian Mountain ridgelines between Maine and Georgia. It takes 5,000,000 adult footsteps to hike the entire trail.