The Nature Conservancy's Travel Guide

Top Ten Destinations for the Central Appalachians

Learn more about our top ten destinations within the Central Appalachians.

The Central Appalachians region spans six states and more than 50,000 square miles of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in America. From wild, flowing rivers and rugged mountains to deep, forested valleys and frost-covered swamps, adventure is out there waiting for you.

For nearly six decades, The Nature Conservancy has been working to protect some of the most amazing public and private places in the Central Appalachians. Set out today and explore the Central Appalachians’ best outdoor destinations, brought to you in part by The Nature Conservancy: 

Dick & Nancy Eales Preserve at Moosic Mountain

Obed Wild and Scenic River