The Appalachian Trail is one of those quintessential walking routes that many people want to hike at least once in their lives. Situated along the eastern states of the United States of America, the Appalachian Trail runs north to south through 14 different states, 6 national parks, and 8 national forests for about 2,200 miles (3,500 km). Check out this neat infographic published by that gives you 35 reasons to hike the A.T.

35 Reasons to Hike Appalachian Trail