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.
ATC Statement on the “America the Beautiful” Initiative Report
The ATC applauds the initial findings of the “America the Beautiful” report, which underscores the important role public lands have in conserving the natural resources on which all life depends.
Nominations Now Open for ATC Board of Directors
The ATC is looking for individuals dedicated to the Appalachian Trail and can bring professional and/or experiential knowledge in several key areas.
Hydro Flask Launches Scenic Trails Bottle Series
Take along an icon on your next adventure and help support the Trail!
A.T. Shelters Reopen on U.S. Forest Service Lands
The U.S. Forest Service has reopened the A.T. shelters which were previously closed for COVID-19 safety.
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A.T. Volunteer Brand Concept Challenge
Submit your original pieces of art today and help develop imagery that captures the energy of what it means to be an A.T. Volunteer!
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.LEARN MORE
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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.