Allegany Trail

The Allegany Trail in North America is estimated to be 311 miles (501 kilometers) long, and takes 21 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.

It is a linear trail, which means that to do a thru hike, you will have to start and end your hike in different places.

The Allegany Trail has 2 terminuses. Most thruhikers choose to start their hike at the Northern Trailhead in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, United States and end their hike at the Southern Terminus in Ripplemead, Virginia, United States.

The West Virginia Scenic Trails Association takes on the task of maintaining, improving, and advocating for the Allegany Trail as its trail association.


NameAllegany Trail
Length311 miles (501 kilometers)
ContinentNorth America
Far Out GuideAllegany Trail Map
Trail AssociationWest Virginia Scenic Trails Association
Terminus ANorthern Trailhead, Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, United States
Terminus BSouthern Terminus, Ripplemead, Virginia, United States

Allegany Trail Thru Hike Budget Calculator

Thru Hike Budget Calculator
Calculate how much it will cost to thru hike a trail.
311 / 15 = 21 days to complete the hike
21 days * $35/day = $735

Estimated Total Budget (USD): $2,735.00

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*This data is estimated and should not be relied upon without further research. It is meant as a starting point for hike planning, not as the only information used to plan your thru hike.