The Best of the Appalachian Trail Day Hikes
By Victoria, Frank Logue, and Leonard M. Adkins
Day hikes in all fourteen states the Appalachian Trail passes through are described in brief, followed by a point-by-point description of the hike and trailhead directions. Hikes range in length from less than a mile to eleven miles.
The Best of the Appalachian Trail Day Hikes is the most comprehensive and useful guide to the very best Appalachian Trail overnight hikes.
- Trailhead maps and driving directions put you on the trail.
- Trail profiles preview each trail's unique flora, fauna, and history.
- Hike difficulty ratings help you choose the right hike.
- Trail routing changes keep you on track.
So what are the best day hikes on the Appalachian National Scenic Trail? Our team of experts carefully considered that question, hit the trail, and discovered the answer with boots and sweat.
New York's Anthony's Nose
Pennsyvania's Chimney Rocks
Virginia's McAfee Knob
Tennessee's Laurel Fork Gorge and Falls
Georgia's Blood Mountain
From Maine to Georgia, the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail is an icon and a destination. According to the Appalachian Trail Conference, 3 to 4 million hikers spend time each year exploring sections of the A.T. Whether you're an experienced backpacker or a casual weekend hiker, let The Best of the Appalachian Trail Day Hikes guide you along the way.