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.

What we’re talking about


FAQ: Government Shutdown's Effects on the Appalachian Trail

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

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.

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.​




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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