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National Trail System: Appalachian National Scenic Trail
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The Appalachian Trail (AT) is a 2,175-mile long footpath stretching through 14 eastern states from Maine to Georgia. Conceived in 1921 and first completed in 1937, it traverses the wild, scenic, wooded, pastoral, and culturally significant lands of the Appalachian Mountains.

The AT is administered by the National Park Service.

Postal Address: Appalachian Trail Project Office, P.O. Box 50, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Tel.: 304-535-6278
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Volunteer-based organization for the AT: Appalachian Trail Conservancy

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