Maine IAT Shin Pond Meeting has been postponed to Fall

Recent News

Summer Trail Updates

Some trail updates.
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One Year Ago…

A year ago the founder of the Appalachian Trail Museum Larry Luxenberg attended the IAT’s International AGM and outdoor economy forum in Scotland and Northern Ireland with a contingent from North America.
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Dark Skies on the IAT

On May 8, 2020 the International Dark-Sky Association designated Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument (including 30 miles of the IAT) as the first International Dark Sky Sanctuary on the eastern seaboard!
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Spring on Mars Hill Mountain

Maine IAT Board Member, Elaine Hendrickson and her husband Eric, have been two of our most enthusiastic and energetic trail supporters for many years. With the postponement of our Annual General Meeting at Shin Pond and only limited access to the IAT in the Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument, Elaine and Eric have taken advantage of nearby Mars Hill Mountain to get out of the house and enjoy Maine’s spring.
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IAT’s 26th Birthday

Today, April 22nd, is the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day – and the IAT’s 26th birthday!
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Trail Status Update

The IAT comprises a network of trails that pass through public and private land and crosses a dozen international borders. Whereas the decision to close the Appalachian Trail to long distance hiking, camping and maintenance has been made by the ATC, no single authority can make a comparable decision for the IAT.
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