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Welcome! After more than 20 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
Shows the entire trail on a single map. It is based on ArcGIS so you can zoom, scroll, and swap layers to see several kinds of markers.
The National Park Service’s PDF version of the same strip map shown here, served from their own site.
Related Hiking Books
Appalachian Trail Data Book (2021)
The bible for serious AT hikers. Provides tables of distances along the trail between landmarks, shelters, and roads.
Thru-Hikers' Companion (2020)
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