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


Bald Mountain Pond Acquisition Preserves Iconic Maine A.T. Views

This decades-old conservation project will protect beautiful and environmentally important Maine lands adjacent to five miles of the A.T.

The Appalachian Trail above Palmerton, Pennsylvania.

Palmerton A.T. Relocation to Increase Sustainability and Preserve Views

As life returns to the hills above Palmerton, Pennsylvania, the ATC is working to enhance the A.T. experience for future Trail users.

Pennsylvania Backwoods

Uniting to Preserve the South Mountain Range

The South Mountain Range in Pennsylvania is home to 60 miles of the A.T. and a diversity of ecosystems. The South Mountain Partnership is determined to preserve this unique landscape for future generations.




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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