Appalachian Trail State Sections

Georgia AT Hiking

Georgia Section Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Georgia is 79 miles and ranges from 2510 feet to 4461 feet in elevation and the majority of the trail portion passes through federal forests. Snowfall can be encountered from November to early April and temperatures can drop rapidly.

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North Carolina AT Hiking

North Carolina Section Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail in the state of North Carolina is 96 miles and ranges from 1725 feet to 5498 feet in elevation. Most of this portion of the trail runs along the Tennessee and North Carolina borders.

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Tennessee AT Hiking

Tennessee Section Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Tennesee is 94 miles and ranges from 1326 feet to 6625 feet in elevation. Most of this portion of the trail runs along the Tennessee and North Carolina borders. Highest mountains along the trail over 6000'.

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Virginia AT Hiking

Virginia Section Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Virginia is 554 miles and ranges from 265 feet to 5500 feet in elevation. The majority of the Appalachian Trail runs through Virginia with 120 miles passing through The Shenandoah National Park.

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West Virginia AT Hiking

West Virginia Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of West Virginia is 4 miles and ranges from 265 feet to 1200 feet in elevation. This portion of the trail there is no camping allowed but there are many lodging accommodations in town such as campgrounds, bed and breakfasts, hostels, motels and inns.

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Maryland AT Hiking

Maryland Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Maryland is 41 miles and ranges from 230 feet to 1880 feet in elevation. This portion of the trail runs along South Mountain from the Potomac river to Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania AT Hiking

Pennsylvania Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Pennsylvania is 229 miles and ranges from 320 feet to 2080 feet in elevation. This portion of the trail is long and flat and is the easiest walking part of the trail.

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New Jersey AT Hiking

New Jersey Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of New Jersey is 72 miles and ranges from 350 feet to 1685 feet in elevation. This portion of the trail is very different such as comes close to cities, bogs, wetlands, and wildlife sanctuaries.

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New York AT Hiking

New York Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of New York is 90 miles and ranges from 124 feet to 1433 feet in elevation. This portion of the trail passes through amuseum and zoo. and Bear Mountain is the lowest point on the trail at 124'.

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Connecticut AT Hiking

Connecticut Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Connecticut is 51 miles and ranges from 260 feet to 2316 feet in elevation. This portion of the trail passes through an old ironworks called small village. Campfires are prohibited and camping is permitted only at designated sites.

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Massachusetts AT Hiking

Massachusetts Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Massachusetts is 91 miles and ranges from 650 feet to 3491 feet in elevation. This portion of the trail passes through Mount Greylock with views up to 90 miles.

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Vermont AT Hiking

Vermont Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Vermont is 150 miles and ranges from 400 feet to 4010 feet in elevation. This portion of the trail passes through many dense forest throughout the Green Mountains. Do not go during from April through May, via mud season.

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New Hampshire AT Hiking
New Hampshire Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of New Hampshire is 161 miles and ranges from 400 feet to 6288 feet in elevation and has more trail mileage above the tree than any other state. Best mountain views but worst to be in bad weather. Must have strong knees in this portion.

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Maine AT Hiking

Maine Appalachian Trail Section

The Appalachian Trail in the state of Maine is 282 miles and ranges from 490 feet to 5267 feet in elevation and is considered the hardest part of the trail. In addition the hardest mile of the AT is the Mahoosuc Notch.

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App Trail Lodging

Applaachian Trail Lodging, Hotels, Motels, Inns, Campgrounds, Hostels

Along the the Appalachian Trail you will need your rest and places to resupply. There are many Bed and breakfast, campgrounds, hotels, and cabins that cater to trail hikers for a hot meal and goo nights rest.

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Hiking 101 Basics & Tips

Hiking 101 Basics & Tips Along the Appalachian Trail

Learn tips from Appalachian Trail hikers. Basic food prep and storage, to resupply, gear needed and used, safety and must see trail highlights. Learn a lot of the basics before you go hiking the AT.

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Add Your Business To Appalachian Trail Travel Guide

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Hiking Online Store

Hiking Gear Online Store for the Appalachian Trail

Buy products and gear on our online store such as tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, cooking gear, clothing, boots, food, and useful things for hiking the Appalachian Trail.

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Web Links & Blogs

Appalachian Trail Informational Web Links & Hiking Blogs

A list of Appalachian Trail Travel website links and hiking blogs of information for your journey. The more you know about your surroundings when you are hiking the better the experience will be.

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Tell Us Your Favorite or Most Memorable Appalachian Trail Story

Everyone has a story to tell! Write and tell us about your favorite sunset, favorite section of the AT, most memorable people and experiences on the Appalachian Trail.

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