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Learn more about the Appalachian Trail, the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. Explore the A.T., find shelters, locate parking and more.

 

Protecting the A.T. Experience - Current Issues

Lewis Fork Wilderness

New House Bill Could Allow Mountain Bikes in A.T. Wilderness Areas

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Kelly Knob After MVP Construction

Mountain Valley Pipeline will have Devastating Impacts on the A.T.

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Mt Jefferson - Emily "Peach" Chadwick

Anticipating Climate Change and its Impacts on the Appalachian Trail

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Thunder Ridge, Virginia - Brent McGuirt Photography

A Voice For The Land: Building the A.T. Landscape Partnership

Learn how the ATC and its partners are working to protect not only the A.T. footpath, but also the irreplaceable landscapes and ecosystems surrounding the Trail.

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Katie Oliver on the Rocky Top Trail Crew

Always Worth It: How I Fell in Love with Life on a Trail Crew

ATC Trail Crew Leader Katie Oliver recalls why she returns every year to work on an ATC Trail Crew — no matter how bad the weather is.

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Siler Bald, North Carolina

Flip Flop Hiking: Helping Conserve the Trail and Sustain Communities

More and more, hikers are choosing to begin their hikes at various locations along the A.T.’s corridor, hiking north or south, and then “flip-flopping” back to their starting location and hiking the opposite direction to finish the Trail.

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