Appalachian TR1


This trail follows the mountain crest from Maine to Georgia and passes through Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests for more than 200 miles. Open to hikers only, the trail boasts a chain of shelters about 10 miles apart.

Detailed guidebooks for the Appalachian Trail are available at national forest offices of from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, P.O. Box 807, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. 25425. For more information call toll-free at (888) AT-STORE 287-8673 or visit the Appalachian Trail website at

At a Glance

Operated By: Nantahala National Forest, Nantahala Ranger District, 90 Sloan Road, Franklin, NC 28734, (828)-524-6441



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