Appalachian Trail, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania remains one of the most forested states in the nation. It includes some of the most intact and bountiful hardwood forest lands, as well as being second only to Alaska in navigable water ways in the US. The Appalachians, which include the Allegheny, Blue Ridge, and Pocono Mountains, are some of the oldest mountains in the world and offer a diverse terrain. Undoubtedly America’s most famous hiking path, the Appalachian Trail (AT) extends 2,174-miles from from Georgia to Maine. Courses will take place in areas considered among of the best sections of the AT in the south central region of Pennsylvania. Students will enjoy historical remnants, rock outcrops with amazing views, creeks, ponds, and beautiful wildlife while passing through multiple passing through multiple state forest and park lands including Michaux State forest and Pine Grove State Park.