report an incident

In an emergency requiring immediate medical or law-enforcement response - call 911.

Report the emergency, and then ask the dispatcher to contact National Park Service dispatch 24-hour communications center at 1-866-677-6677

Reporting all other incidents on the Appalachian Trail. 

If you see something suspicious, stay safe and tell us about it. Talk to any National Park Service or Appalachian Trail Conservancy employee for help, or give the NPS dispatch a call at 1-866-677-6677. We understand that it may take time to reach park personnel and/or areas with limited cell or internet service.

You don't have to tell us who you are, but please tell us what you know:

CALL NPS Dispatch 1-866-677-6677

E-mail:  [email protected]

Remember - if you need immediate help, dial 9-1-1