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Gardners, Pennsylvania: Appalachian Trail Museum

Stands near the halfway point of the 2,180-mile-long Trail, which conveniently is also along a paved road. Tools, gear, old signs, and lots of sturdy-legged visitors.

1120 Pine Grove Rd, Gardners, PA
Several miles west of Gardners. On the east side of PA-233 at its intersection with Pine Grove Rd.
Open March-Nov. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donations appreciated.
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Appalachian Trail Museum

A museum is devoted to the history of the 2,180-mile-long Appalachian Trail since its inception in 1937. Tools, gear, and other artifacts are on display. There is also a children's section that introduces young hikers to the Trail with an informative mini-hike thru 14 Trail states. Photos of past thru-hikers and videos about the Trail experience are also on display.

[Thom H, 04/15/2024]

The museum also marks the halfway point along the Appalachian Trail , which is conveniently near a paved road.

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