Inspiring a New Generation of Trail Maintainers
How a crew of young Trail Maintainers from around the country helped relocate the Appalachian Trail near Palmerton, Pennsylvania, and preserve the hiking experience.READ MORE
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.
DISCOVER MORE ABOUT THE A.T.
New to the Appalachian Trail and the ATC? Start here.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Appalachian Trail and the work of the ATC to protect it forever, for all to enjoy.
The ATC is Now on TikTok
Through this new channel, we aim to inspire the next generation of Trail supporters. Follow us at @appalachiantrail!
A Shared Experience
The Appalachian Trail unites and inspires a diverse group of women through the sights and sounds of nature.
The A.T. Grows to 2,198.4 Miles in Length for 2023
There will be 4.1 more miles of the Appalachian Trail to love in 2023.
Tips for Trail Running on the A.T.
Whether you’re new to running or a seasoned road runner interested in trying out the trails, these tips will help you experience the A.T. in a whole new way.
Give Back to the Trail
Become a Member
Membership benefits include an oversized Appalachian Trail strip map, a subscription to our membership magazine A.T. Journeys, discounts at the Ultimate A.T. Store®, special volunteer opportunities and invitations to exclusive 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.
BECOME AN A.T. STEWARD
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.