Whether on the footpath itself or on Capitol Hill, obstacles arise every day that threaten the Appalachian Trail. We’re here to protect it. Learn how the ATC stands up for the Trail and its surrounding landscape — and how you can help.
Canisters are only available on a first-come, first-serve basis and cannot be reserved in advance. You may contact the host sites directly to determine availability.
Only use the forms below once you are at a host site and can see the bear can code for the one you borrow.
Check-Out Form for Borrowing a Bear Canister