Pins, patches, and some books and maps related to the Trail network are available at many bookstores within various National Park Service visitor centers in the Trail corridor, as well as from Eastern National, the Trail Office cooperating association, through http://www.eparks.com/store/ and by calling 1-877-NAT-PARK. Some items are also available at the Harper's Ferry Historical Association bookstore, from http://www.harpersferryhistory.org/ and by calling 304-535-6881; and from the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club at www.potomacappalachian.org.
Did You Know?
Those big black birds you see flying above Great Falls National Park are usually vultures. Turkey vultures, like the one in the photo, have red heads. The smaller black vulture's white wingtips are easily seen in flight.