Support the Trail You Love

We rely on the generosity of donors like you to help us fulfill our mission and vision of protecting the Appalachian Trail.


become a new member
...or stay one.

Membership benefits include:

  • an oversized Appalachian Trail strip map
  • four issues of A.T. Journeys, our member magazine
  • discounts at the Ultimate Appalachian Trail Store and other select retailers
  • volunteer opportunities and invitations to special events.

Best of all, you'll help us protect an irreplaceable American treasure!

ATC NextGen Member Card

between ages 18-30?

NextGen Membership Benefits include:

  • Pay Your Age instead of the standard $50 membership fee
  • A subscription to the electronic version of A.T. Journeys
  • A NextGen Membership decal
  • A premium 4-foot long Appalachian Trail map
  • Access to the NextGen Facebook group
  • Invitations to exclusive events, hikes and other activities


Monthly Donor Calendar

give monthly

Join the Trail Guardians with monthly donations starting at just $5. This elite group of members shares benefits with our annual members but enjoys an added benefit of never receiving a renewal notice from ATC. We save time, effort and postage, use less paper and put more of your donations to work on the A.T. It’s an efficient and cost effective way to give.

share your love of the trail


Gift Membership

Know someone who loves the Appalachian Trail? Give them gift that lasts all year.


In Memory of

Remember loved ones with a gift in their memory. We'll recognize your contribution in A.T. Journeys, our member magazine, and will notify your loved one's family with news of your gift.


In Honor of

Great for graduations, birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions. We'll notify the honoree of your gift. 

more ways to give

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Corporate Gifts

Join our partners and sponsors

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Gifts of Stock

Give through stock, bonds or IRAs

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Planned Gifts

Leave a legacy for the future


Life Membership

Click on the link below and become a Life Member of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

Corporate Matching

Double your gift. Click below to see if your employer will match your donation.

Shop to Support

Who knew you could support the ATC by simply going shopping?