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

Family Under the A.T. Approach Trail Arch

14 Reasons You Should Start Your Northbound Thru-Hike at Amicalola Falls State Park

Planning on starting a northbound thru-hike this year? Here's 14 reasons why you should start your adventure at Amicalola Falls State Park.

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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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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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