The Appalachian Trail (A.T.) is almost 2,190 miles long, passes through 14 states, 8 different national forests, 6 national park units and numerous state parks, forests, and game lands.

Waynesboro proudly wears the title of a designated Appalachian Trail Community, with the YMCA, Post Office, and other local businesses coming together to serve the hiking community. Whether you are “hiking through” the entire trail or just want to take a day hike, downtown Waynesboro is only three miles from the Appalachian Trail making it the perfect pit stop from your trail adventure.