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


The Appalachian Trail only exists because of a network of protectors. It is a system that must be preserved.

An upcoming Supreme Court decision could change how the Trail has been managed for over 50 years.

Stone steps leading to the summit of Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain: A legacy of footpath protection

Almost 100 years ago, something extraordinary was happening in the mountains of eastern New York that continues to inspire and inform the ATC's work today.

Atlantic Salmon

Restoring the Atlantic Salmon's Path to Henderson Brook

Deep in Maine's 100 Mile Wilderness, ATC and its partners are working to restore access to an important water source for native salmon and trout.




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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