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

Spy Rock Sunset

The Preservation of Spy Rock

When an increase in visitation threatened one of the Appalachian Trail's hidden treasures in Virginia, ATC and its partners took action to preserve rare plant species and the fragile surrounding environment.

Wild East Women Workdays

Wild East Women Workdays Provide Opportunities for New Volunteers

Wild East Women aims to lift a broader stewardship focus for women connected to the Appalachian Trail.

Forest Pipeline

Why Fair Energy Development is Essential for Outdoor Recreation Economies

The increased number of recently proposed pipelines with high potential for impacts to the Trail and surrounding communities have highlighted the pressing need for an improved pipeline approval process.




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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