In general, the A.T. is not accessible to persons with disabilities. Some short sections are fully accessible. The Trail has been enjoyed by hikers with a variety of disabilities, including the blind, hearing-impaired, and hikers with a range of mobility limitations.
Did You Know?
There are approximately 260 trail shelters on the Appalachian Trail. Shelters and campsites are spaced about a days hike apart along the A.T.