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.
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:
December 21, 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 email@example.com
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.
February 8, 2016, - Deidra and Christian to start their ride across the US on the ADT in early March. Here are some links to a newspaper article and thier web site:
February 8, 2016, - Stephen, Smiley the Champ, has decided to stop hiking the ADT and is returning to start the Appalachian Trail again to hike it with a friend.
February 6, 2016, - Catie and Todd are encountering muddy trails in this warmer weather. You can follow them on the American Discovery Trail Facebook page.
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.
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