Plan Ahead and Prepare
Plan Your 2024 Appalachian Trail Hike
Whether you’re visiting the A.T. for a day or planning a thru-hike in 2024, our hiker resources can help you plan a safe and successful hike.2024 HIKER RESOURCES
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.
Protection Secured For Popular McAfee Knob Viewshed
850 acres of the McAfee Knob viewshed is now permanently protected thanks to a multi-year effort by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, The Conservation Fund, and the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club.
Major Barrier to Atlantic Salmon Passage in the West Branch Removed
Restored Henderson Brook streambed near the A.T. allows species like the federally endangered Atlantic salmon and brook trout to swim freely upstream once again.
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.
The ATC Welcomes Superintendent Ed Clark
The ATC is pleased to welcome Ed Clark as the new superintendent of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
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.