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

A.T. volunteers rally to complete the Sinking Creek Mountain Relocation in Central Virginia. Photo by Matt Gentry

A Year Stronger: Appalachian Trail Successes in 2018

2018 was a big year for the Appalachian Trail, filled with multiple milestones and the long-awaited completion of several ongoing projects.

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FAQs regarding the Dec. 2018 Partial Government Shutdown

FAQ: The Government Shutdown's Effects on the Appalachian Trail

Answers to some of the most-asked questions regarding how the December 2018 government shutdown will affect the Appalachian Trail.

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Emerald Ash Borer

This tiny beetle is killing the Appalachian Trail’s ash trees

The emerald ash borer is decimating the ash tree population along the Appalachian Trail. If it isn't stopped, it will change our forests forever.

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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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