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The mission of the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust is to preserve and protect land surrounding the Appalachian Trail in Maine for public benefit.

The Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust was formed in June 2002 as an independent land trust for the purpose of acquiring and protecting the land surrounding the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) in Maine for public benefit. The trail lands in Maine represent some of the most diverse natural communities in the state and provide an important recreation resource.


As a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust relies upon the support of foundations, corporations and individuals like you.

Show your support for the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust by making a donation, volunteering, or becoming a member.

  • Over 20,000 acres conserved
  • 27.7 miles of the Appalachian Trail corridor buffered from incompatible use
  • 5 of Maine’s 4,000-foot mountains protected
  • Miles of multi-use trails protected for public use