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    Appalachian

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  • HIGH WATER AT STREAM CROSSINGS IN MAINE

    Due to recent heavy rains, some stream crossings in Maine may be hazardous. the best course may be to wait for the waters to recede. If the water looks too dangerous to cross, it probably is. If the water looks fordable, follow the safety tips here -> More »

Management

Use the following pages to learn about management of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.


Our Partners
Information about our partners.

Laws and Policies
Important Laws and Policies pertaining to the trail.

Doing Business With The Park
Things you should know about conducting business on the trail.

Park Planning
Important documents relating to the trail.

Did You Know?

1968

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.