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

5,814

GAIA GPS Waypoints

1,587

Pages of Maps

257

Pages of Directions

American Discovery Trail Guide

American Discovery Trail Maps and Directions

ADTS Turn-By-Turn corrections and updates

Latest Updates/Additions


9 Aug 2020 - Colorado North EB Seg 1 - Renamed and renumbered segment. Added coordinates and elevation for all waypoints and full
8 Aug 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added 110 pages of maps to the Segment package released 27 July. All ADT routes in Colorado now complete - northern, southern and western.
30 July 2020 - Iowa EB Seg 6 - Reroute added to Maps and Turn by Turn Directions around a section of the Hoover Nature Trail that is not being maintained and overgrown between Morse and Oasis. Added coordinates and elevations for all turns.
27 July 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - New Segment package - Full 22 guide pages including turn-by-turns, services and hiker notes. 'Trail at a Glance' graphics. Maps available soon.
27 July 2020 - Iowa WB Seg 1 - Added reroute around overgrown and unmaintained section of the Hoover Nature Trail between Oasis and Morse.
26 July 2020 - Ohio EB Seg 1 - Total revamp of directions including nav coordinates and elevation. Added services information, elevation map and introduced climb category information. Added 63 GAIA GPS waypoints for the segment.
25 July 2020 - Indiana South - Seg 9: Updated maps, directions to Version 2. Added additional GAIA GPS waypoints.
21 July 2020 - Colorado WB C - Seg 4: East Mountain: Denver to Winfield - Correction to one waypoint at addition of another in Bergen Park.
20 July 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added another 20 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions, water sources from Idaho Springs to Bergen Park.
19 July 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added 61 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions, water sources, camping Waldorf Mine to Idaho Springs.
15 July 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added 53 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions, water sources, camping from Breckenridge to Waldorf Mine.
14 July 2020 - Nebraska EB Seg 1 - Directions and direction format updates.
11 July 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added 31 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions, water sources, camping from Copper Mountain to Breckenridge.
9 July 2020 - Colorado EB Seg 4 - Added 60 GAIA GPS waypoints for directions, water sources, camping and hut area from Tennessee Pass to Copper Mountain.
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.