Appalachian Trail Community

More than Just a Footpath

The beauty of the Appalachian Trail includes those who choose to walk it. Below, peruse the latest news, events, community photos and more.

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Monson Visitor Center Sign

The Monson Visitor Center Life: A Reflection from ATC’s Northernmost Outpost

Kim Rosenbaum reflects on her role as a representative for the Monson, Maine Appalachian Trail Visitor Center.

Photo courtesy of Chris Higgins

December 2 Update on the A.T. and the Southern Fires

Over the last few weeks, fires have raged across the southern Appalachian Mountains and the Appalachian Trail from Georgia up to central Virginia, and many major fires are still burning.

Roan Mountain - Opt Outside

Why the ATC is Opting Outside on Black Friday

Tell your family to "Take a hike" — #OptOutside this Black Friday instead of getting caught up in the holiday shopping chaos.




ATJourneys Magazine Inside Layout

​a.t. journeys  magazine

A.T. Journeys is our award-winning member magazine. We strive to provide equal representation of hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, the environment, the community and education in connection with the A.T. and ATC. The magazine is published four times a year, and advertising revenues directly support the publication and production of the magazine and help meet the ATC’s objectives.

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