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Conserving the Appalachian Trail Landscape

Learn more about our work to protect and restore vital habitat for imperiled species, exceptional hiking experiences, and critical ecological benefits—like clean air and water— along the entire A.T. landscape.


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.