You can begin or end your hike at hundreds of places between the Appalachian Trail's northern and southern ends. Here's what to expect in New York.
In New York, you may see types of wildlife you weren't expecting! The A.T. passes through a Trailside Museum and Zoo at Bear Mountain.At 124 feet, Bear Mountain is also the lowest elevation point on the entire A.T.
Be sure to study your guidebook and maps carefully while planning hikes in New York.The trail ascends numerous, steep rocky areas that often provide excellent views but require scrambling and
can be hazardous when wet. Shelters are far apart and camping is limited to designated sites; water sources are also far apart. Campfires are prohibited except in designated fire rings.
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