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Welcome! After 12 years, this page continues to provide one of the most easily accessed AT maps on the web: the official National Park Service strip map for the trail, scanned and split into images that can be viewed in any browser. Simply click on one of the sections to see more detail!
Other Online AT Maps
Scroll and zoom to see exactly the parts of the Trail that you want to study. Based on Google Maps, so you can swap between seeing terrain, a satellite image, or a road map.
This bright orange page of links has been familiar to AT fans for 15 years, and was one of the first Internet resources about the Trail. It is still activately maintained.
Related Hiking Books
Appalachian Trail Data Book (2017)
The bible for serious AT hikers. Provides tables of distances along the trail between landmarks, shelters, and roads.
Thru-Hikers' Companion (2017)
Maps, mileages, and services along the Trail condensed from the individual Guide Books for each state to make high level planning more affordable.
Ultralight Backpackin' Tips
The books of lightweight backpacking pioneer Ray Jardine seem to be out of print, but this guide by Mike Clelland explains how to head out safely and comfortably while carrying less gear.
Paper copies of this map