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What's New On The American Discovery Trail

Announcing our new capability for downloading databooks and gpx files - Visit the new ADTS electronic download store

Keep up to date with the many other things happening on the American Discovery Trail.

January 30, 2016 - Limestone Post Magazine article about the American Discovery Trail in Indiana.

Trail Videos Available

Jim Shaner who has been hiking the ADT in sections over several years, has made some short videos of the trail:

Here's a video of Ryan Herrmann taped in Parkersburg, WV by WTAP:

Equestrian information is now available in a pdf file format., The document is work in progress with the remaining states to be included shortly.

NOTE: Please view the American Discovery Trail Society Facebook page to keep updated on hikers who are currently traveling across country on the ADT.

• July 2, 2008 - Virtual ADT Hike Click here to see a virtual hike on the ADT. Note: Best viewed with the Internet Explorer Browser.

•Dec. 19, 2007 - A group of non-profits that are working to help preserve and protect the National Landscape Conservation System launched a Web site at This site contains descriptions of all the system's units (including these two trails plus more) and places for people who have adventured on these lands to post stories and photos.

LINKS to PREVIOUS American Discovery Trail travelers

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