The Appalachian Trail is one of the most epic backpacking journeys in the country.

Here are  eight of the most epic stops along the way…

Hikers go from Georgia to Maine in a 2,190-mile journey.

It is one of the most photographed views along the way and for a good reason.

McAfee  Knob

This stretch in Virginia is known for its wild ponies that call the area home.

Grayson Highlands

For most hikers, this marks the end of the epic journey in Maine.

Mount Katahdin

This ridgeline is a crown jewel of New Hampshire’s White Mountains.

Franconia Ridge

Visitors can  usually find  flowers on this summit between Tennessee and North Carolina.

Max  Patch

This suspension bridge is surrounded by beauty and just over an hour from New York City.

Bear Mountain Bridge

The most rural part of the AT is challenging for hikers through Maine.

The Hundred Mile Wilderness

Located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this is the highest point on the entire trail.

Clingman’s Dome

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