Appalachian National Scenic Trail


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Appalachian National Scenic Trail:

see Appalachian TrailAppalachian Trail,
officially Appalachian National Scenic Trail,
hiking path, 2,144 mi (3,450 km) long, passing through 14 states, E United States. Conceived in 1921 by Benton MacKaye, forester and regional planner, and completed in 1937, the trail extends along the
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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

(Appalachian Trail Conservancy)
Address:PO Box 807
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Phone:304-535-6331 - Phone
Fax:304-535-2667 - Fax
Web: www.appalachiantrail.org

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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

(Trail Manager - NPS Appalachian Park Trail Office)
Address:c/o Harpers Ferry Center
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Phone:304-535-6278 - Phone
Fax:304-535-6270 - Fax
Web: www.nps.gov/appa
Established: October 2, 1968. Description:Trail hugs the crests of the Appalachian Mountains from Mount Katahdin, Maine south through New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina, to Springer Mountain, Georgia. It is open only to hikers, and facilities along the way include campgrounds, picnic areas, cabin rentals, groceries, visitor centers (é), and exhibits. Shelters are spaced for convenient overnight stays. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), established in 1925, developed the trail and maintains it today through 32 affiliated volunteer trail clubs. Only a few miles still need protection through public ownership. Almost 400 people each year hike the entire trail. Contact the Appalachian Trail Conservancy for guidebooks and maps.
Legth: 2,171 miles.

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About four miles of this route would cross the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River, and the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
A permit is needed from the park service for the line to cross the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River.
Participants will be able to walk with guides going north or south on the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, ending at the Pine Grove Furnace State Park and the Appalachian Trail Museum; learn while walking about the trail's natural and cultural history; celebrate at the halfway point of the trail with a multi-media exhibit that gives insight into the present and future of the trail; and top it all off with an ice cream cone while possibly witnessing hikers who are attempting the half-gallon ice cream challenge.
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com/southern_video) including Cumberland Gap National Park, Congaree National Park in South Carolina and the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, a 2,175-mile long footpath stretching through 14 states including Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia.
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