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Welcome to New York

You can begin or end your hike at hundreds of places between the Appalachian Trail's northern and southern ends. Here's what to expect in New York. 

A.T. Miles in State
​RATING: 2-8
Easy to Challenging
Elevation Range in Feet

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In New York, you may see types of wildlife you weren't expecting! The A.T. passes through a Trailside Museum and Zoo at Bear Mountain.
At 124 feet, Bear Mountain is also the lowest elevation point on the entire A.T.

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Be sure to consult your guidebooks and maps while planning overnight hikes in New York.
Shelters are far apart and camping is limited to designated sites. Campfires are prohibited except in designated fire rings.

elevation map north to south

New Jersey Elevation Map

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