A collection of resources for planning a safe, healthy, and responsible experience on the Appalachian Trail.
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.
Volunteers are the soul of the Appalachian Trail, and there are many opportunities for you to help keep the Trail alive.
Keep up-to-date with the latest alerts and conditions on the Appalachian Trail.
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