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

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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
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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Visitors also can explore the natural beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park or the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
Honored guests and speakers at this event include Wendy Janssen, superintendent of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail; Ron Tipton, executive director of the ATC; Mayor Houston, Fontana Dam; Supervisor Kristin Bail, National Forests of North Carolina; Chair Sara Locke, Town Council; staff from U.S.
James Hunt to rescind a permit granted to a company that plans to construct a limestone rock quarry directly within sight of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Hikers anticipating the magnificent views normally seen from Roane Highlands--one of the trail's most scenic sections--would instead look into the rock quarry.
Honored guests and speakers at this event include Wendy Janssen, superintendent of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail; Steve Paradis, former executive director of the ATC; David Helms, mayor of Marion; Wade Blevins, county board chairman; Beth Merz, ranger at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area of the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests; Bill Hurlebaus, vice president of the MRATC; and Anne B.
This may become a reality if a landowner wins a 12-year struggle with the National Park Service over plans to expand his ski area on the largest remaining unprotected segment of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
Speakers at this event will be Wendy Janssen, Superintendent of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail; Jim Northup, Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park; Mark Wenger, Executive Director/CEO of the ATC; Barry Presgraves, Mayor of Luray; Douglas Purdham, Mayor of Stanley and Karen Lutz, Regional Director of the ATC.
Harpers Ferry, WV, April 14, 2013 --( The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of North Carolina Appalachian Trail (A.T.) License Plate grants for projects which enhance the Appalachian National Scenic Trail in North Carolina.

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