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There is no better time than right now to challenge yourself with a hike on the Appalachian Trail. March and April are prime hiking months in Maryland, due to the cool days and dearth of bugs and snakes.

I recently completed the Maryland portion of the AT, that ancient footpath that stretches nearly 2,200 miles from Maine to Georgia, over one of the oldest mountain ranges on Earth.

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Enjoyed article. Which hike was your favorite?


Hard to say but I really liked the first one at Pen Mar Park. View was spectacular! Thanks.

Greg F

People should note that there are black bears out there. Common sense and maybe a can of bear spray may be a good idea. I’ve also personally seen a mountain lion just outside Smithsburg. Land owner even caught it in camera. . Just so you know you aren’t the only critters out there.

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