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Learn more about the Appalachian Trail, the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. Explore the A.T., find shelters, locate parking and more.

 

Protecting the A.T. Experience - Current Issues

Lewis Fork Wilderness

New House Bill Could Allow Mountain Bikes in A.T. Wilderness Areas

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Mt Jefferson - Emily "Peach" Chadwick

Anticipating Climate Change and its Impacts on the Appalachian Trail

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Hikers in the Roan Highlands along the Appalachian Trail

The Land and Water Conservation Fund benefits the A.T. – but could disappear

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Emerald Ash Borer

This tiny beetle is killing the Appalachian Trail’s ash trees

The emerald ash borer is decimating the ash tree population along the Appalachian Trail. If it isn't stopped, it will change our forests forever.

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Marcia Fairweather on Katahdin

Appalachian Trail Pioneers: Marcia Fairweather

Marcia Fairweather broke new ground in 2008 when she completed the first known section-hike of the Appalachian Trail by an African American.

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Post Trail Depression: What it's Like, How it Happens & How to Get Over It

After a long hike on the Appalachian Trail, returning to the "real world" can leave some hikers feeling blue. Thru-hiker Lynsey "Stubbs" Abrams discusses "post trail depression" and ways to help avoid it.

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