Maps and Tracks for the Entire Appalachian Trail

Download a full dataset of maps and tracks for the Appalachian Trail on The organized folders include official trail and waypoint data from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Sync the folders to your Gaia GPS app or download in GPX or KML format to your desktop, and help aggregate data by becoming a contributor.

Maps for the Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail on Map Source: Terrain by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Well-Organized, Comprehensive, and Authoritative

Add the entire trail to your account on, or choose by state. Individual state folders include the Official ATC track and data for important POI categories like shelters and parking areas.

Folders include convenient, pre-selected OpenHikingMap downloads to match the tracks— for use with the Gaia GPS app.

Adding to Your Gaia GPS Account

  1. Visit the Appalachian Trail folder on
  2. Select “Add to My Tracks” to add the data-set, or select a sub-folder for a specific state
  3. Sync the added data directly to your device
  4. Resume map downloads over WiFi before heading out on the trail

New National Geographic Appalachian Trail (AT) base map available

Available now (May 2018), the NatGeo Appalachian Trail premium base map includes detailed topographic information, marked trails, camping areas and shelters, and navigational aids. Learn more on how to add the NatGeo Appalachian Trail map to Gaia GPS as you plan your AT hike.

NatGeo Appalachian Trail map Gaia GPS layer of Mount Katahdin

Click to view the current discounts available for new Premium Members.

View all of the maps, tracks, and waypoints for the Appalachian Trail here.

Or view by State:

How you can contribute to this project

Email with additions, errors, or feedback of any kind.

To contribute, consider sending us waypoint descriptions, pictures, vistas or water sources and send us a link to your waypoint on

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