Appalachian trail The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine.

Summary

trail name

Appalachian trail

departure

Appalachian Trail plaque

arrival

Knife Edge Trail

continent

North America

country

United States of America

region

East America

distance

3550 km

duration

150 days

elevation gain

131.918 m

highest peak

2.024 m

lowest point

38 m

permit

Yes

Association

Appalachian Trail Conservancy

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