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Max Patch
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Max Patch, North Carolina
By Matt Robinson, National Park Service
Avery Peak
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Bigelow Preserve, Maine
By Paul Mitchell, Appalachian Trail Conservancy

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Did You Know?


The Appalachian Trail evolved from the 1921 proposals of Massachusetts regional planner Benton MacKaye to preserve the Appalachian crests as a wilderness belt - a retreat from urban life. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy was formed in 1925 and focused on the hiking aspect of MacKaye's vision.