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.

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Using information from the Appalachian Trail Conference on average rates of travel over portions of the trail, the authors estimated that hikers could be intercepted in Waynesboro, Virginia, where the Appalachian Trail crosses the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Appalachian Trail Conference, established in 1925, developed the trail and maintains it today through affiliated volunteer trail clubs.
For Appalachian Trail information, contact the Appalachian Trail Conference, P.O.
The names and addresses of the hikers were obtained from the Appalachian Trail Conference, the overseeing organization for this trail, which annually compiles a list of those participants who report completion of the entire trail.
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.