Seventh Annual Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet

The Seventh Annual Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Friday, June 2, at the Comfort Suites in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  This year we will honor several giants of the A.T.  Their names will be announced in May. The Banquet is conducted each year by the Appalachian Trail Museum. The banquet will be held at the Comfort Suites, located just off the square in downtown Carlisle, PA, just four miles from the Appalachian Trail.

 Seventh Annual Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet

A 6 p.m. reception will precede the banquet, which begins at 7 p.m.  Ron Tipton, ​President and CEO of Appalachian Trail Conservancy, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.  Music will be provided again by Randy "Windtalker" Motz.

The keynote of the evening will be the celebration of the 2017 class of the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame.  Tickets have sold fast for the first five Hall of Fame Banquets, and we expect the same to happen this year.  Order your tickets soon!!

To purchase discounted tickets, you may EITHER:

— Purchase your tickets online through Eventbrite:


— Mail your ticket request and payment check to this address: 

Appalachian Trail Museum
Hall of Fame Tickets
1120 Pine Grove Road
Gardners, PA 17324

We have established a special email address for questions concerning the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet: [email protected].

The Banquet is the kickoff event of the Museum's Hall of Fame Weekend. For more information, including lodging options, go to our website,

About the Appalachian Trail Museum 
The Appalachian Trail Museum, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization formed in 2002, organizes programs, exhibits, volunteers and fundraising nationwide for the Appalachian Trail Museum. The museum opened on June 5, 2010, as a tribute to the thousands of men, women and families who have hiked and maintained the approximately 2,185 mile long hiking trail that passes through 14 states from Maine to Georgia. Located in the Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners, Pennsylvania, the museum is conveniently near Carlisle, Gettysburg and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Additional information is available at

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