The Appalachian Trail

Appalachian National Scenic Trail stretching from Maine to Georgia. Highlights some of the most beautiful parks and towns along the East Coast of the US. Conceived in 1921 and completed in 1937, private citizens built the trail. From Maine’s Mount Katahdin and Georgia’s Springer Mountain, this footpath traverses through 14 states of the eastern United States.

Trail Information
Distance: 2175 miles

Difficulty: Very Difficult

Terrain: Rocky Mountainous Trail

Historic/Points of Interest:
Weverton, Jefferson Rock, Keyes Gap, South Mountain, Washington Monument

Parking:West Virginia: Town of Harpers Ferry, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Route 9 – Keyes Gap

Maryland: Weverton, Gapland State Park, South Mountain

Park Service Webpage:

Cooperative Management Partner webpage:

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