Advocating for a Resilient A.T.
Engaging in the creation of federal policy to protect the lands we love is one of the most effective tools to help mitigate the impacts of climate change on the Appalachian Trail.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.
Plan and Prepare
Masks: 2021’s Essential Hiking Gear
An essential piece of equipment should be included with your hiking gear until the COVID-19 pandemic is under control: a mask.
Natural Beauty: 14 States, Unlimited Inspiration
Submit your photo to help us celebrate the natural beauty of the Appalachian Trail — and for a chance to win a Hydro Flask® backpack!
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.
Grants Awarded to Support A.T. Community Projects
On March 12, the ATC announced eight recipients as part of its Community Impact Grant program, distributing a total of $493,100.
Climate Change and the A.T. Landscape
View our conversation with conservation experts on one of the most pressing issues facing the Appalachian Trail and the world at large.LEARN MORE
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.