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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.
Damascus Trail Center to Open on August 27
A collaboration between the Town of Damascus and the ATC, the Damascus Trail Center will further embrace and enhance southwest Virginia’s growing status as a hub for outdoor recreation.
Monitoring the A.T. Corridor Boundary
Maintaining a protected boundary around the A.T. corridor is essential for preserving the Trail’s hiking experience.
The Rewilding of Max Patch
Striking a balance between sustaining biodiversity and ensuring an exceptional Trail experience.
Five Common Invasive Species Along the A.T.
A wide variety of invasive species have taken root on the Appalachian Trail, but that doesn’t mean we have to sit back and let them do their dirty work.
Know Before You Go
Hiker Preparation Series
Prepare for your upcoming A.T. hike with these tips and checklists.
Give Back to the Trail
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 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.