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Volunteer Recognition

We appreciate the efforts of all Appalachian Trail volunteers! These extraordinary individuals donate 200,000 hours of work every year.

Volunteer Spotlight

Highlighting the contributions of Appalachian Trail volunteers who work in the field or behind the scenes to protect,
manage, and maintain the Trail and provide inspiration and education to others.

Jim Fetig

October 2016

Tom Gorrill

August 2016

Ted Mowery

July 2016

Robert Snyder and Mary Berryhill

June 2016

Jay Dement

April 2016

Kathy Winters

March 2016

Jim Liptack

February 2016

Dewey Clark

January 2016

Steve Smith

October 2015

David & Pat Stelts

September 2015

Doug and Stacey Levin

August 2015

Jim Haggett

July 2015

Sylvia Swain

May 2015

Colin Breheny

June 2015

Christine Ward

April 2015

Sandra Ragsdale

February 2015

Tom Banks

January 2015
Appalachian Trail Recognition Programs

The NPS-Appalachian National Scenic Trail office (known as NPS-APPA) and the ATC have several programs available to recognize volunteers. Nominations are made through local A.T. maintaining clubs, A.T. Communities, and through work with ATC programs. 

A.T. Recognition Resources
Recognition Nomination Form

yearly volunteer recognition

in memoriam