Protecting the Trail’s Most Vulnerable Species
Learn about our efforts to preserve the Appalachian Trail and all of the native species that call it home — and how you can help.LEARN MORE
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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.
Warriors in the Woods
U.S. veterans recount how their experiences on the Appalachian Trail have helped them decompress, reconnect with nature, and reacclimate to civilian life.
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Save 20% at the Ultimate A.T. Store Through Dec. 4
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Fall Wildfire Season is Here. You Can Help Make it Uneventful.
Help protect the A.T. landscape, the wildlife that calls the Trail home, and other hikers by taking extra precautions with campfires and camp stoves.
ATC Helps Create First-Ever Community Forest in West Virginia
The Little Bluestone Community Forest will add to the constellation of public lands between the Appalachian Trail, the Bluestone National Scenic River and New River Gorge National Park & Preserve.
Sweet Dreams: Choosing a Sleeping Bag for the A.T.
Choosing the best sleeping bag for you is essential to having a safe and comfortable overnight trip on the Appalachian Trail, especially when temperatures drop.
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.