Terms and Conditions


Wikitrail Terms and Conditions

Respect Copyright

Copying some things - like place names, elevations, locations and distances - is totally okay because that data is in the public domain. But if it's something longer and it comes from copyrighted or published material, then don't copy it. Instead, please use your own notes or research.

As for the content of this site, it is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. You are free to copy the content of this site as long as you share the data in a similar way and you attribute wikitrail.org as per the previously-mentioned license.


Please do not share the personal information of anyone else or business without their consent. If you found it published somewhere else, then it's probably okay.


Wikitrail.org makes no claim as to the accuracy of the data on this site. All data comes from wikitrail users, and may be flawed or out-of-date. Please don't rely solely on the content of this site. Hopefully, the data will be accurate, but you should always plan for the worst.

Keep It Classy

The intent of this site is to provide real, accurate information about trail conditions on trails which are constantly changing. People may rely of this data - but they shouldn't (see above). Please try your hardest to only provide good data that your sincerely believe to be accurate. This isn't a place for spam or a chance to pimp your business. And if you see that other users have not followed this guideline, please attempt to remove the offending edits/reviews. In short, please don't ruin the content of this site in pursuit of your own interests.


If you violate any of the above terms, wikitrail.org reserves the right to block your account.

  • Wikitrail.org

    Wikitrail.org is a project to create a free, complete and up-to-date guide for the world's long-distance hiking trails. All trail data that you find on this site is submitted by users. If you would like to add something or if you see something wrong, please feel free to fix it. For more info, visit about and faq.

    At the moment, wikitrail only has information about the Appalachian Trail, but if this site proves to be useful, then other long-distance trails will be added.

    Wikitrail.org is a brand new website and has a lot of growing to do. If you find that something is broken, please be patient. We'll will be fixing issues as they arise. If you have anything to say, please feel free to share it on our feedback page. Thanks!

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