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“It is a land mark for any hiker !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Appalachian Trail Conference Headquarters

Appalachian Trail Conference Headquarters
799 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
304.535.6331
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Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: The 'psychological half- way point' on the Appalachaian Trail: rest up, share your adventures, and eat lots of ice cream.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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379 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
“It is a land mark for any hiker !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

It is a place where you can find all the information you can imagine about the Appalachian Trail, and have the opportunity to talk with people that are experienced in doing the trail. Also they have merchandises for your memories. Don't miss the picture in frint of the building with the ATC symbol behind.

Visited March 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A must visit if you love the AT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Very informative little place. The topographical map of the AT is really cool to see. My family enjoyed our visit.

Visited April 2012
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Southbury, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Halfway point on the Appalachian Trail...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Very interesting place. Although not a hiker there is a topographical map of the trail along with photo albums of all the hikers that come through Harpers Ferry

Visited January 2013
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Informative and Super Nice!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Whether you are planning to hike the trail or just learn more about the area, this is the place to visit. When my son was doing a home school project about the Appalachian Trail, the people here were awesome and even gave him a Jr. Trail Guide book to use as part of his research. Best of all they were patient in answering all of his questions and genuinely helpful. We also love their Facebook page!

Visited March 2012
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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“hiker headquarters”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Fun to visit with the volunteers and read about other long-distance hikers. This is the Holy Grail for backpackers

Visited November 2012
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