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Old 12-26-2011, 10:25 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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It is a 2.3 mile walk through Hancock, Maryland, from Pennsylvania to West Virginia.

The following 3-point state borders are accessible on dry land without excessive back-country hiking through forest or mountains:

AR-MO-OK Roadside monument on highway
AR-LA-TX Easy walk off Rt-77. 50 feet.
CO-NE-WY Dead end of gravel Road-200
CO-KS-NE Dead end of .45-mile road or track, possibly driveable.
CO-KS-OK Road junction, county roads
CO-NM-OK County road-B076 at ranch road junction.
CT-RI-MA Dense wood, 0.16 miles from clearing
DE-MD-PA 50 feet behind private building on MD-PA line.
ID-NV-OR 1.1 miles on visible track/road.
IN-MI-OH On County Road 1.
IA-MN-SD Junction 100th St E @ 488th Ave.
KS-MO-OK Monument on County Road 1
KY-TN-VA Dense wood, 0.34 miles up a hollow from Cumberland Gap TN.
MD-PA-WV 0.53 miles from highway, where Utility line crosses back road.
MT-SD-WY 0.2 mile walk through grassland from public highway.
MT-ND-SD 2.3 miles from public road through private open and mowed range.
NE-SD-WY 0,35 miles walk through rugged open range from unnamed road.
NM-OK-TX Junction Oklahoma Line Hwy @ Texas State Line Road

(Ive determined these from satellite views, and may not match actual conditions on the ground.)
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:31 PM
 
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The appalachian trail runs along the crest of the mountains so you cross the TN NC border several times. In some parts you could walk for a while with one foot in each state if you tried.
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Old 12-30-2011, 07:06 PM
 
Location: On the brink of WWIII
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How about international borders? My wife and I walked to Canada from New York..
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Old 12-31-2011, 05:04 AM
 
Location: Beautiful Pennsylvania / Dull Germany
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How about international borders? My wife and I walked to Canada from New York..
I crossed several borders in Europe by walking, e.g.

Germany->Netherlands
Austria->Italy
France->Italy
Germany->Austria
Germany->Belgium
Netherlands->Belgium

However these are not really "international" borders in terms of passport control, checkpoint or whatever, they are more comparable with state borders in the US nowadays.
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:57 AM
 
Location: Keosauqua, Iowa
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I do it all the time. I can just about throw a rock from my back yard into Missouri.

When I was a kid we lived on the Illinois side of the Mississippi and my dad worked at a hydroelectric dam on the Iowa side. He walked across the dam to work from Illinois to Iowa and back every day that the weather was decent for 25 years.
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Old 12-31-2011, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Fort Collins, USA
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On U.S. 50 there is a place called the Border Inn where the gas pumps are in Utah (as evidenced by the state of Utah inspection stickers) but the store associated with them is in Nevada (Pacific time zone, slot machines). There are also motel rooms but I can't remember which side they are on.

I've also walked across a foot bridge on the Delaware River between PA and NJ. And visited the 4 corners several times.
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:33 AM
 
Location: Orange County, CA
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Don't forget the CAL-NEVA resort in North Tahoe where the Bar is in California and the Casino is in Nevada, been there too
Ah yes, the historic old Cal-Neva. Once the hangout of Frank, the Rat Pack, Marilyn, and "The Boys." The old place seems to have fallen on somewhat hard times, and appeared to be only a shell of it's old self the last time I was there.
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Old 01-01-2012, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Kingston, ON
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How about international borders? My wife and I walked to Canada from New York..

I've done it on three occasions:

1) San Ysidro to Tijuana and back

2) Delta, BC to Point Roberts, WA and back

3) The pedestrian bridge connecting Niagara Falls, ON and Niagara Falls, NY
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Old 01-07-2012, 02:32 PM
 
Location: North Dakota
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I've walked an international line in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area on the Minnesota/Ontario border. One of the trails sat right on the international boundary. After walking on that we canoed into Canada.
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Old 01-08-2012, 12:45 AM
 
Location: Camano Island, WA
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I've walked the South Lake Tahoe crossing at Cal-Neva several times. Its very popular. I've done four corners, which IS anticlimatic as a previous poster mentioned. I've walked from San Yisdro (CA) to TJ in Mexico and back, just to look around for a few minutes, but going back took atleast an hour.

I've walked across Hoover Dam twice at the CA-AZ border, but I think it would be more dramatic if I had gone in the winter when the time is different.

Has anyone walked across a timezone border? That would be trippy.
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