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 »
Dogs are allowed everywhere on the Trail except in three areas:
Dogs must be leashed on the forty percent of the Trail that uses National Park Service-administered lands - though we recommend that you keep your dog leashed, particularly to protect you and your dog in the event of an unexpected encounter with wildlife.
Pack animals are NOT allowed on the trail. This includes horses, donkeys, llamas and alpacas.
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.