In 2018, the United States of America will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act and the creation of the first two national scenic trails. Join an online celebration as we honor the creation of both the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail.
- Captivating stories covering the history, challenges, and future of our Trails
- Special guests including Authors Bill Bryson and Cheryl Strayed; Suzanne Dixon, President of the ATC; and Liz Bergeron, Executive Director and CEO of the PCTA
- Online auction featuring Trail memorabilia and exclusive vacation experiences
- Ceremonial Toast
Take the 50th Challenge!
Sign up at www.appalachiantrail.org/50th to pledge to hike 50 miles or volunteer 50 hours in celebration of the Appalachian Trail’s anniversary as one of the nation’s first National Scenic Trails.
Help us celebrate and earn a commemorative certificate of your accomplishment!
Click Here to Sign Up