Appalachian Trail Shelters
45.88675 -68.99905
45° 53.205'N 68° 59.943'W
45° 53' 12.3"N 68° 59' 56.6"W
19T 500074E 5081465N
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The Birches Shelters   

Waypoint: TheBirche 45.88675,-68.99905
County/State: Piscataquis ME
Elevation: 1080' or USGS elevation
2185.7 miles from Springer and 5.2000000000003 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 13.4 miles. all shelters
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These maps, coordinates, and waypoint files are based on recent (2009) Appalachian Trail waypoints. You can often find more information on a particular shelter by visiting the AT groups that maintains that section of trail. For trail mileages between shelters go back to our list of shelters. has the latest trail conditions, maps, and trail guides.

Additional information:

Type: Shelter    Capacity: 8 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: Approximate Location    Information: Two 4 person lean-tos & 4 tent spaces
USFS Land: No    Maintained by: Maine Appalachian Trail Club

Notes: Designated shelters for thru-hikers only!


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