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Welcome to the Maine Appalachian Trail Club

where volunteers and trail enthusiasts maintain and manage
267 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine.
A mission we’ve been carrying out since 1935.



  • COVID-19 Guidelines for Maintainers and Monitors
    The National Park Service has issued guidelines that allow us to resume our trail and campsite maintenance as well as boundary monitoring during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is great news! However, there are a few tasks to complete before heading out, and … ContinuedRead more
  • COVID-19 Notice on Maine AT
    Please be aware that the following sign will be posted at Maine AT trailheads in the coming days.
  • Read the MATC MAINEtainer Newsletter
    Read the MATC MAINEtainer Newsletter Click here to read the latest issue.
  • President’s Report
    President’s Report Maine Appalachian Trail Club May 5, 2020 Introduction The MATC Annual Meeting at Bates College was cancelled when Bates cancelled all events with outside organizations in March.  In the absence of that annual meeting, I thought I would present … ContinuedRead more
  • Maine Trail Crew Closure for 2020
    Maine Trail Crew Closure for 2020 Covid-19 (commonly referred to “coronavirus”) is a highly contagious respiratory virus has been diagnosed in all of the states along the Appalachian Trail, including Maine. Due to the high risk of spreading this illness in group … ContinuedRead more

If you’d like to help, but aren’t sure how you can, click the “I want to help” button below and tells us about some of your skills and interests.
We will be sure to get back to you and find the right thing for you to do. Thanks!