The Appalachian Mountains
The Appalachian forests are home to 158 different species of tree.
Mount Mitchell, the Appalachians’ tallest peak, is about a quarter of the height of Mount Everest.
Almost 89% of the Appalachian region is covered in forest.
13 states are part of the official Appalachian region.
Only a quarter of those who walk the Appalachian Trail manage to complete the hike.
The entire Appalachian region, including urban areas, is home to over 25 million people.