Celebrate National Trails Day
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy joins the American Hiking Society in celebrating National Trails Day on June 3, 2023! Explore ways to show some love for the A.T. on National Trails Day.READ MORE
Photo by Alesha Donohue
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.
Board of Directors Announcement and Nominations
We are excited to announce new appointments to our Board of Directors and invite nominations for open positions by June 19, 2023.
Grant Recipients to Forward A.T. Landscape Conservation
2022-2023 Wild East Action Fund grants support projects protecting freshwater sources, climate-resilient habitats, and the scenic Appalachian Trail landscape.
Decoding the Appalachian Trail: Volume 1
Talk the talk so you can walk the walk. We’re decoding some of the common words, phrases, and symbols associated with the A.T. so you can feel more comfortable and confident on your upcoming adventures.
Share Your Photos in our A.T. State-by-State Photo Contest
Share your awe-inspiring photos of the Appalachian Trail in each of the 14 states it traverses for a chance to win an A.T. T-shirt!
Plan and Prepare
Getting ready for an A.T. adventure? This collection of resources will help you stay safe, healthy, and responsible on the Trail.Plan Your Hike Trail Conditions & Updates Leave No Trace
Give Back to the Trail
Become a Member
Membership benefits include an oversized Appalachian Trail strip map, a subscription to our membership magazine A.T. Journeys, discounts at the Ultimate A.T. Store®, special volunteer opportunities and invitations to exclusive 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.