Camping on the A.T. During the Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, packing your own personal shelter is one of the most important steps for preventing the spread of the virus on the A.T.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.
Preserving the “Oxygen” of the Trail
How Benton MacKaye’s call for protecting the “oxygen in the mountain air along the Appalachian skyline” guides our work in combating climate change on the A.T.
The A.T. and Race
George Mason University Professor Mills Kelly explains how reckoning with the past opens the door to an equitable future.
Plan and Prepare
Hiker Resource Library
Getting ready for an A.T. adventure? This library of resources will help you stay safe, healthy, and responsible on the Appalachian Trail.
Responding to COVID-19
The latest updates and safety recommendations for mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on the Appalachian Trail.
RESPONDING TO COVID-19
2021 Hangtag & 2,000-Miler Recognition FAQ
Answers to common questions about the ATC’s hangtag distribution plan, which has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Plan and Prepare
Join Us Live for A.T. Hiking Tips
Our weekly webinar series will equip you with the skills needed for safe, fun A.T. adventures!Learn 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.