The official Appalachian Trail maps are essential hiking materials for both thru and section hikers. Each map is focused on the Appalachian Trail and overlaps with the neighboring maps, ideal for long-distance hikes and planning. The surrounding area and additional side trails are also included. An easy-to-use elevation profile shows the distance to the next campsite or shelter, side trails, and water sources. For added interest, maps indicate road crossings, waterfalls, and scenic areas. Maps are both water- and tear-resistant.
The Central Virginia maps cover 226 miles from Waynesboro to Pearisburg on the New River, including parts of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests and the Blue Ridge Parkway, with a separate section on day and loop hikes, in four maps on two sheets.
The official Appalachian Trail maps for Central Virginia are also available for sale in an official Appalachian Trail Guide Set (#108) for more in-depth planning.
Proceeds from the sale of these maps go back into the protection of the Appalachian Trail experience through volunteer-based conservation led by the ATC, a private, non-profit organization founded in 1925 to create this treasured footpath, now part of the national park system.
Thomas Hoffman (Submitted on Apr 7th 2019)
The trail guide should be incorporated into the maps, having said that the maps seem to be overall more than adequate for getting from point A to point B.
Allen J Flinchum (Submitted on Oct 22nd 2018)
It is good to know that you have a good map to follow when you don'[t know the area at all. I wouldn't go without them.
Harvey Dennenberg (Submitted on Oct 10th 2018)
My older maps didn't show all the roads and newer parking access points to the AT