We are the Guardians of the Appalachian Trail.
The mission of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy is to protect, manage, and advocate for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
Vernal Pools: Temporary Habitats for A.T. Wildlife
A temporary world exists for chirping frogs and slippery salamanders.
By Jordan Bowman
The Scope of A.T. Volunteerism
For almost 100 years, volunteerism has been the bedrock of the Appalachian Trail and the ATC.Read More
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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 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN
We rely on the generosity of donors like you to help us fulfill our mission and vision of protecting the Appalachian Trail.
JOIN OUR EFFORTS
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.