2,075.4 miles
Distance
431,860 ft
Climb
-429,190 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

The Appalachian Trail is a 2,180+ mile long public footpath that traverses the scenic, wooded, pastoral, wild, and culturally resonant lands of the Appalachian Mountains. Conceived in 1921, built by private citizens, and completed in 1937, today the trail is managed by the National Park Service, US Forest Service, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, numerous state agencies and thousands of volunteers.

Detailed Description
Appalachian National Scenic Trail - Complete is a 2,075 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near United States. This hike primary route can be used both directions. This route includes 199 trails. This route climbs 431,860 ft with a max elevation of 6,620 ft then descends -429,190 ft.
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Outside Logo Articles

What's in a 5-Time Appalachian Trail Hiker's Pack?
Dec 2, 2021 from backpacker.com
With over 30 years of thru-hiking and section-hiking long trails all over the country (but never the PCT), Andy Niekamp is definitely the voice of...
Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Everything You Need to Know
Jul 4, 2021 from backpacker.com
In this ultimate guide to America's favorite footpath, find our picks for prime hiking and camping, and a complete plan to hiking the Appalachian...
Experience Deep Backcountry on the Appalachian Trail's 100-Mile Wilderness
May 21, 2021 from backpacker.com
This deserted, 100-mile stretch of wilderness in the northern reaches of the Appalachian Trail is one of the thru-hiker's highlights.

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
Shaunweigand (Jun 4, 2020 at 13:40)
The GPS on this will show toward the end that it loops around on itself because of the bridge system that you cross when going over I-90.
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  • + 0
Bonniewh4 (Mar 1, 2020 at 10:35)
Nice warm up trail.
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Trails in Route

AT Approach Trail - Blue Ridge7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Southern Terminus4 miles
Appalachian & Benton MacKaye Trail4,239 ft
Appalachian Trail - Hawk Mountain7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Suches8 miles
Appalachian Trail - Blood Mountain10 miles
Appalachian Trail - Wolf Laurel Top6 miles
Appalachian Trail - Low Gap10 miles
Appalachian Trail - Blue Mountain4 miles
Appalachian Trail - Tray Mountain5 miles
Appalachian Trail - Deep Gap10 miles
Appalachian Trail - Northern Georgia9 miles
Appalachian Trail - Muskrat Creek7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Standing Indian / Carter Gap13 miles
Appalachian Trail - Long Branch8 miles
Appalachian Trail - Winding Gap3 miles
Appalachian Trail - Moore Creek6 miles
Appalachian Trail - Wayah Bald9 miles
Appalachian Trail - A Rufus Morgan6 miles
Appalachian Trail - Sasafras Gap13 miles
Appalachian Trail - Brown Fork Gap7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Cable Gap7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Gregory Bald7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Derrick Knob9 miles
Appalachian Trail - Silers Bald6 miles
Appalachian Trail - Double Spring Gap4 miles
Appalachian Trail - Clingmans Dome6 miles
Appalachian Trail - Icewater Spring3 miles
Appalachian Trail - Pecks Corner7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Tri-corner Knob5 miles
Appalachian Trail - Cosby Knob8 miles
Appalachian Trail - Mount Cammerer5 miles
Appalachian Trail - Snowbird13 miles
Appalachian Trail - Roaring Fork6 miles
Appalachian Trail - Hot Springs2 miles
Appalachian Trail - Lick Rock12 miles
Appalachian Trail - No Business Knob10 miles
Appalachian Trail - Beauty Spot10 miles
Appalachian Trail - Unaka Mountain12 miles
Appalachian Trail - Roan High Knob11 miles
Appalachian Trail - White Rocks Mt.20 miles
Appalachian Trail - Watauga Lake11 miles
Appalachian Trail (Holsten Mt VA)4 miles
Appalachian Trail - Fork Mountain5 miles
Appalachian Trail - Whitetop Mountain9 miles
Appalachian Trail - Mount Rogers18 miles
Appalachian Trail - Chestnut Knob37 miles
Appalachian Trail - Sugar Run55 miles
Appalachian Trail - White Rock Mountain29 miles
Appalachian Trail McAfee Knob & Tinker Ledge17 miles
Appalachian Trail - Thunder Ridge16 miles
Appalachian Trail - Punchbowl Mountain10 miles
Appalachian Trail - Bald Knob14 miles
Appalachian Trail - Priest Wilderness36 miles
Appalachian Trail - Shenandoah17 miles
Appalachian Trail - Skyline22 miles
Appalachian Trail - Big Meadows23 miles
AppalachianTrail - Mount Marshall4,134 ft
Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Mountain2,116 ft
Appalachian Trail - Wawayanda1 mile
Iron Mountain Trail184 ft
Appalachian Trail1,181 ft
Appalachian Trail - Belleville Mountain9 miles
Appalachian Trail - Buchanan Mountain8 miles
Arden Valley Road (A.T.)420 ft
AT/Ramapo-Dunderberg19 miles
Bear Mountain Hwy (NY-9D)702 ft
Appalachian Trail5 miles
Appalachian Trail12 miles
Appalachian Trail7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Hosner Mt.6 miles
Stormville Mountain Road / A.T.394 ft
Appalachian Trail - Depot Hill5 miles
Appalachian Trail - West Mountain7 miles
Appalachian Trail - Tenmile Hill4 miles
Schaghticoke Road1,056 ft
Appalachian Trail7 miles
Appalachian Trail5 miles
Appalachian Trail1 mile
Pine Knob Loop Trail (includes AT)3,458 ft
Appalachian Trail2 miles
Appalachian Trail5 miles
Appalachian Trail3 miles
Warren Turnpike A.T.1,247 ft
Appalachian Trail1 mile
Appalachian Trail302 ft
Housatonic River Road A.T.200 ft
Appalachian Trail6 miles
Appalachian Trail4 miles
Appalachian Trail3,297 ft
Appalachian Trail (white blazes)1 mile
Appalachian Trail - Mt. Everett to Sage's Ravine5 miles
Appalachian Trail4 miles
Appalachian Trail - Shays' Rebellion to Jug End Rd.3 miles
Appalachian Trail - Sheffield Rd, Sheffield to MA Rte 23 (Beartown State Forest)10 miles
Appalachian Trail - Beartown State Forest6 miles
Appalachian Trail - Beartown Mtn. Rd. Over Tyringham Cobble, Jerusalem Rd to Main Rd6 miles
Tyringham Cobble Link1,519 ft
Appalachian Trail - Tyringham8 miles
Appalachian Trail - October Mountain SF9 miles
Appalachian Trail - Washington, Hinsdale & Dalton9 miles
AT - Church Street1,749 ft
AT - Church Street walk1 mile
Appalachian Trail - Dalton to Cheshire7 miles
AT - Church Street282 ft
Appalachian Trail279 ft
Appalachian Trail / Warming Hut Chute322 ft
Appalachian Trail - Mt Greylock, Upper Thunderbolt Run1,378 ft
Appalachian Trail - Mount Greylock (North)5 miles
AT - Hoosic River Bridge308 ft
Appalachian Trail - Clarksburg State Forest3 miles
Long Trail - Southern Terminus3 miles
Long Trail - Congdon10 miles
AT - Long Appalachian Trail9 miles
Long Trail - Little Rock Pond8 miles
Greenwall Shelter Access Trail997 ft
Appalachian Trail5,148 ft
Appalachian Trail2 miles
Appalachian Trail1,335 ft
Appalachian Trail15 miles
Appalachian Trail7 miles
Appalachian Trail6 miles
AT - Appalachian Trail25 miles
AT - Kodak Trail3 miles
AT - Mount Cube Trail3 miles
AT - Ore Hill Trail3 miles
AT - Wachipauka Pond Trail5 miles
AT - Town Line Trail5,210 ft
AT - Glencliff Trail3 miles
AT - Carriage Road4,413 ft
A.T. - Kinsman Ridge Trail6 miles
Appalachian Trail3 miles
A.T. - Kinsman Ridge Trail1 mile
A.T. - Fishin' Jimmy Trail2 miles
AT - Liberty Spring Trail3 miles
AT - Garfield Ridge Trail6 miles
AT - Twinway6 miles
AT - Ethan Pond Trail7 miles
Willey House Station Road968 ft
AT - Gulfside Trail6 miles
AT - Osgood Trail2 miles
AT - Osgood Cutoff2,608 ft
AT - Madison Gulf Trail2 miles
AT - Old Jackson Road2 miles
AT - Lost Pond Trail4,101 ft
Nineteen Mile Brook659 ft
AT - Carter-Moriah Trail (Middle Carter Mountain Section)2 miles
AT - Carter-Moriah Trail (Imp Mountain Section)3 miles
AT - Kenduskeak Trail (Middle Moriah Mtn Section)1 mile
AT - Centennial Trail3 miles
AT - Mahoosuc11 miles
AT - Mahoosuc Range12 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Baldpate Mtn)9 miles
AT - Andover Rd to S. Arms Rd (Andover North Surplus)9 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Four Ponds Mtn)12 miles
AT - Railroad Rd to Main Rd (ME - Mt Abraham)12 miles
AT - Railroad Rd to Carrabasett Dr (ME - Mt Abraham)17 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Little Bigelow Mtn)15 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Bates Ridge)10 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Pleasant Pond)11 miles
AT - Appalachian Trail17 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Lake Hebron)6 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Spectacle Ponds)6 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Big Wilson Stream)7 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Barren Mountain)15 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - White Cap Mtn)28 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Pemadumcook Lake)12 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Nahmakanta Lake)7 miles
Appalachian Trail (ME - Rainbow Lake)16 miles
Appalachian Trail - Baxter State Park9 miles
Appalachian Trail - Hunt Trail5 miles

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Other Activities
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Direction
    Both Directions
More Stats for Appalachian National Scenic Trail - Complete mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    2,670 ft
  • Altitude min
    122 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,557 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,226 ft
  • Grade max
    -159.2%
  • Grade min
    176.8%
  • Distance climb
    987 miles
  • Distance down
    977 miles
  • Distance flat
    111 miles
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