Appalachian Trail Conference

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Appalachian Trail Conference (ATC)

Address:799 Washington St
PO Box 807
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Established: 1925. Description:Protects, maintains, and manages the 2,175-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail, a 250,000-acre greenway extending from Maine to Georgia. (See separate entry in national trails section.) Publishes guidebooks and maps for the Trail. Members: 40,000 Dues: $30/year.
Publications: AT Journeys (6x/year); free to members. The Register (4x/year) online newsletter; free to agency partners and individuals who manage a section of the Trail.

See other parks in West Virginia.
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Of the 224 backpackers identified by the Appalachian Trail Conference, the addresses of 5 were inaccurate; 180 (82.
In August, NPCA, the Appalachian Trail Conference, and area residents sought an injunction to stop production at the mine until the state made a decision.
The Appalachian Trail Conference (304-535-6331) manages the trail under an agreement with the National Park Service and can supply information and relevant publications.
The Appalachian Trail Conference (ATC), which manages the 2,160-mile trail from Maine to Georgia through its 31 affiliated hiking and outing clubs, is most concerned about aesthetics and physical impacts to resources along the trail.