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15 Inspiring Photos from the Appalachian Trail

Posted on 14-Jun-2017

With the Western states perhaps being the more favoured locations for finding active adventures, the stunning East is often overlooked. But if hiking in incredible scenery is your thing, the Appalachian Trail offers some of the most rewarding sights in the United States. Combining quality backcountry hiking with vistas and foiliage that's a photographer's dream, we've rounded up 15 incredible shots that will have you packing your hiking boots (and camera!) for an Appalachian adventure.

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1. Franconia Ridge, White Mountains, New Hampshire

 

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2. Bright rhodedendron blooms near Asheville, North Carolina

 

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3. Fitzgerald Falls, Orange County, NY, in autumn

 

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4. Towering trees along an Appalachian Trail hike in Georgia

 

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5. A shelter hut along the Appalachain Trail

 

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6. Autumn fog settling at Craggy Garden Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway

 

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7. View from Little Stony Man Cliffs, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

 

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8. A meeting of moose in Baxter State Park, Maine

 

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9. Autumn leaves at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 

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10. McAfee Knob, South Virginia

 

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11. Fontana Lake, Little Tennessee River

 

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12. Mount Washington Cog Railroad, New Hampshire

 

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13. Summit Lake, Monongahela National Forest

 

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14. A peaceful lake along the trail in Maine

 

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15. Sunset over Blue Ridge Mountains

 

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