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Responding to COVID-19

Learn how ATC is working to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on the Appalachian Trail. View the latest updates and download guides on how to best prevent contracting this dangerous virus.

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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.


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!