Illustration by John Amoss
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.
The Mountain and the “Monties”
She had never climbed a mountain before. That all changed when Kacie Simmons signed up to maintain the A.T. border in Maine.
Appalachian Trail Grows to 2,194.3 Miles in 2022
There is officially more of the Appalachian Trail to love in 2022!
A Century of Inspiration
Benton MacKaye: Celebrating a Vision
Even after a century, Benton MacKaye’s original vision for the A.T. continues to inspire and guide the work of the ATC and its partners.
Inspired by the A.T.
The Trail is My Muse
From poems to sketches to illustrations, the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) has been a source of inspiration and creativity for a century.
Ultimate A.T. Store®
Cyber Week Sale
Use coupon code JOLLY at checkout for 20% off your order through December 6.
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 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.