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The Sky Begins at Your Feet

Dark Night Skies vary along the Trail and are often dependent on the amount of protected lands that surround the footpath and its proximity to urban areas.

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Welcome to Wild East™

The Appalachian Trail is more than a footpath in the woods. It is the backbone of a great landscape. With its scenic views, native plants and wildlife, American history, and unique communities, the Wild East landscape is a worldwide destination for your own unforgettable adventure.


March 19, 2020 | Franklin, NC

Franklin’s AT110 Celebration

April 25, 2020 | Harpers Ferry

6th Annual Flip Flop Festival

June 13, 2020 | Round Hill, VA

Round Hill Appalachian Trail Festival

July 9, 2020 | Hot Springs, NC

The Wild Goose Festival

September 5, 2020 | Front Royal, VA

Appaloosa Music Festival

October 24, 2020 | Franklin, NC

23rd Annual PumpkinFest!