AMC's Best Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic

Within hours of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., thousands of miles of trails cross a wide variety of wild terrain, from rhododendron stands of the Dolly Sods Wilderness, to the expansive Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley, to the beaches of Assateague, and to the peaks of the Catskill Mountains.

This new three-season guidebook from the trusted publisher of the Catskill Mountain Guide will lead you to the 30 best multiday expeditions in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each trip features turn-by-turn directions, basic topographic maps, camping options, and more.

Whether you’re looking for a two-day loop or a challenging week-long trek, this guide is an essential tool for finding the most exciting Mid-Atlantic backpacking experiences.