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Overseeing the management and conservation of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail since 1925.
The mission of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy is to protect, manage, and advocate for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
New $400,000 Grant Will Help Protect the A.T.
The ATC is proud to announce it is the recipient of a $400,000 grant from the Olo for Good Fund, a Donor Advised Fund of Tides Foundation.
Nominations Open for ATC Board of Directors
The ATC will be accepting nominations for its Board of Directors through June 11, 2022.
GIVE BACK TO THE TRAIL
7 Reasons to Volunteer for the A.T.
Here are the top reasons A.T. volunteers keep coming back to work on the Trail year after year, and why they think you’ll love it just as much as they do.
Giving Back to the Trail
Volunteers: In Their Words
Four Appalachian Trail volunteers share their experiences in giving back to the Trail and how they are helping prepare future generations of Trail stewards.
Plan and Prepare
Southbound A.T. Thru-Hikes: A Primer
Discover some of the special preparation needed to undertake a successful southbound thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail.
Become a Steward
Become a Member
Membership benefits include an oversized Appalachian Trail strip map, four issues of A.T. Journeys - our member magazine, discounts at the Ultimate Appalachian Trail Store, volunteer opportunities and invitations to special events.
SUPPORT OUR WORK
We rely on the generosity of donors like you to help us fulfill our mission and vision of protecting the Appalachian Trail.
GIVE BACK TO THE A.T.
Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Appalachian Trail. We have plenty of opportunities for you to give back to the Trail you love so much.