NEWS & INFORMATION
What's New On The American Discovery Trail
The National Discovery Trails Act has been introduced in Congress. Here is why this legislation is important, and how you can help it become law.
Keep up to date with the many other things happening on the American Discovery Trail.
PeopleForBikes Awards Grants - Benefits ADT in Davenport IA
35th HikaNation Reunion Planned
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:
July 15, 2015 - Our quarterly newsletter, Discover America, is being printed and mailed to all ADT members.
July 9, 2014 - 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: While the American Discovery Trail Society is pleased to link to ADT traveler's trail journals from the Society's web page, the ADT Society reserves the right to decide which content is inappropriate for publication on our site. The Society does not support any content which includes violation of hiking ethics or breaking of local, state or federal rules or regulations. The ADT Society will not link to any trail journal with such content. Readers are invited to report any inappropriate content to firstname.lastname@example.org
The ADT Society also recommends that travelers who post their travel journals on the internet should exercise standard precautions when including specific information about their location. This recommendation is made for the safety of the travelers.
July 13, 2015, - Unitic completed OH and is on a rest break. His trail journal is http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?trailname=18743
July 10, 2015, - Ryan has made into CO, but has not seen the mountains yet. His trail journal is http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?trailname=17524
July 9, 2015, - Amiee has stopped her hike and will start a job in August. Her trail journal is http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?trailname=18209
June 30, 2015, - Wingard made it half way through OH and has stopped for now. His trail journal is http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?trailname=18820
June 16, 2015, - Krista was waiting for new shoes in UT. Her trail journal is http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?trailname=14796
June 2015, - Keoni reached KS. He was hiking many miles eash day. His web site is at http://www.jointhewalk.net
June 2015, - Mary has finished her section hike of the ADT. She says she will remember the people she has met even more than the scenery. Her trail journal is http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?trailname=18559
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 www.conservationsystem.org. 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.
For more information about the ADT Society, please email us at email@example.com.