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Ensuring the Trail's Future

Our work is focused on the protection and stewardship of the Appalachian Trail.

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The Story Continues

Experience and Share Your Inspirational Stories Straight from the Appalachian Trail

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Find a Hike that's Perfect for You

Learn more about the Appalachian Trail, the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. Explore the A.T., find shelters, locate parking and more.

 

Protecting the A.T. Experience - Current Issues

Lewis Fork Wilderness

New House Bill Could Allow Mountain Bikes in A.T. Wilderness Areas

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Kelly Knob After MVP Construction

Mountain Valley Pipeline will have Devastating Impacts on the A.T.

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Mt Jefferson - Emily "Peach" Chadwick

Anticipating Climate Change and its Impacts on the Appalachian Trail

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FAQ: Government Shutdown's Effects on the Appalachian Trail (UPDATED 1/23/18)

We have answers to several questions we have received regarding the shutdown and how it will affect your ability to experience the Appalachian Trail.

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On Mount Greylock - Ashley Kelton

This Land is Our Land: A Reflection

High school senior Ashley "Asha" Kelton describes her experience at the Massachusetts Youth Trail Summit and how it solidified her appreciation for America's public lands.

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The ATC is Opting Outside

Hit the Trail for #OptOutside 2017

This Black Friday, Nov. 24, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy ATC is proud to #OptOutside alongside REI and many other companies and organizations.​

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