The ADT Guide

An American Discovery Trail Hiker's Companion

A free, crowd-sourced and updated companion for American Discovery Trail Hikers.

Eastbound American Discovery Trail Maps and Directions!

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The ADTGuide by the Numbers

80.7%

Segments Complete

5,491

GAIA GPS Waypoints

1,475

Pages of Maps

232

Pages of Directions

American Discovery Trail Guide

Eastbound American Discovery Trail Maps and Directions

Westbound ADTS Turn-By-Turn updates and corrections.

Latest Updates/Additions


4 July 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added 56 GAIA GPS - waypoints for directions, water sources, and camping areas from Leadville to Tennessee Pass, including portions of Continental Divide Trail & Colorado Trail.
30 June 2020 - Coloado WB C Seg 4 - Added Waypoints to clarify the ADT path around Turquoise Lake.
27 June 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added 22 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions from Indian Creek Campground to Sheridan (Denver), including portions of Continental Divide Trail & Colorado Trail
27 June 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added 37 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions from Indian Creek Campground to Sheridan (Denver), including portions of Continental Divide Trail & Colorado Trail
26 June 2020 - Colorado EB South Seg 1 - Added 24 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions from Sheridan (Denver) to Indian Creek Campground
23 June 2020 - Colorado EB South Seg 1 - Turn by Turn update and upgrade, higher resolution maps, and 'Trail at a Glance' graphics added.
21 June, 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 3 - Added waypoint for alternate CDT bypass of the Winfield site.
20 June, 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 3 - New section package. Redstone to Winfield passing through Marble and Crested Butte and joins the Continental Divide Trail. 39 pages, including 101 waypoints, maps, directions, and 'Trail at a Glance' graphical information.
14 June, 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 3 - Added 40 GAIA GPS waypoints for direction, services from Redstone to Crested Butte. 7 June. 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 2 - New section package. Grand Junction to Redstone. 57 pages, including 127 waypoints, maps, directions, and 'Trail at a Glance' graphical information.
6 June, 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 2 - Added 125 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions, services from Grand Junction to Redstone.
25 May, 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 1 - New section package. UT/CO state line to Grand Junction, including Kokopelli and Colorado Riverfront trails. A 36-page 112 waypoint guide including maps, directions, and 'Trail at a Glance' graphical information.
21 May, 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 1, Kansas EB Seg 7 - Added 1,005 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions, services.
20 May, 2020 - Kansas EB Seg 7 - Total revamp directions. Added "Trail at a Glance" elevation maps. Update on trail closures, detours, services information.
11 May, 2020 - Utah EB Seg 6 - New Section package. Moab to Colorado line including Kokopelli Trail. A 70-page, 113 waypoint guide including maps, directions and 'Trail at a Glance" graphical information.
28 Apr, 2020 - Iowa EB Seg 6 - New Section package. 58 pages of maps, Turn by Turns, and info.
26 Apr, 2020 - Iowa WB Seg 1 - Remove and Replace Waypoints with extension of Hoover Nature Trail from Solon to Ely.
23 Apr, 2020 - Kansas EB Seg 6 - Added services to Turn by Turns, Trail at a Glance Graphic, and detail maps for towns along the trail.
21 Apr, 2020 - Nebraska EB Seg 3 - New Section map
20 Apr, 2020 - Nebraska EB Seg 3 - 53 GAIA GPS waypoints added.
18 Apr, 2020 - Nebraska WB Seg 3 - Updated Trail notes which corrects trail route to remove it from private property.
18 Apr, 2020 - Nebraska EB Seg 2 - Updated to V 2.0 style added "Trail at a Glance" and navigational coordinates along the Sutherland Canal.
16 Apr, 2020 - Maryland EB Seg 6 - Updated to Version 2.0.0.Turn by Turns reformatted, added info on the ADT Shelter, added Trail at a Glance graphic.
14 Apr, 2020 - California EB Seg 4 - Updated to Version 2.0.0. Added more than a dozen new waypoints, tripled the map resolution, and updated location of the Lowest Point on the American Discovery Trail.
8 Apr, 2020 - California EB Seg 1 - Added updated map legend, Trail at a Glance, and Services.
4 Apr, 2020 - Illinois South EB Seg 4 - Added new map legend, Trail at a Glance, and Services. Added navigational aides & points of interest along River to River Trail.
3 Apr, 2020 - Illinois South EB Seg 5 - Added Trail at a Glance + Coordinates and Elevations along the River to River Trail
1 Apr, 2020 - Illinois South EB Seg 5 - Added Trail Magic note in Herod, Il