If constructed, the proposed Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines would permanently mar several majestic vistas along the Appalachian Trail. Local residents and avid hikers voice concerns.
Southwest Virginia get s new brand, Appalachian Youth discuss Just Economic Transition and other short stories from across Appalachia.
The National Park Service turned 100 years old this summer and celebrations continue throughout the fall.
Forest fires in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia were more intense than usual this spring, resulting in the temporary closure of several sections of the Appalachian Trail.
An 11-year-old influenced the selection of Virginia’s official state snake, 17-year cicada brood is expected in northern West Virginia and Ohio, Tennessee legislators push for wilderness designation in the Cherokee National Forest and more.
Enjoy a strenuous 11-mile hike to the top of Mt. Cammerer, located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The hike culminates with a view of the Pigeon River Gorge 3,000 feet below and the opportunity to stroll around the catwalk of the historic fire tower at Mt. Cammerer’s peak.
Researchers are seeking to protect the Appalachian Trail from growing hiker use and increasingly erratic weather patterns.
By Davis Wax Leaving I-40 South near Newport, Tenn., heading down Cosby Highway, I slowed down and leaned forward over the steering wheel, watching as the late September sky disappeared behind undulations of green and blue earth. The Great Smoky…
Hiker Overcomes Medical Condition to Complete Final Leg of AT By Molly Moore Exploring the mountains wasn’t a part of Kenneth Bordwell’s childhood in Dayton, Ohio. His father read news clippings about Grandma Gatewood, a remarkable woman from southeast Ohio…
Story by Bill Kovarik This winter, as three million enthusiasts check their gear and prepare for spring on the Appalachian Trail, they’ll be happy to know that more protection and an expanded trail network are on the way. Also on…