Event DateCategoryEvent
Aug 19 2017 8:15AMTrail WorkDC Crew Work Trip- Rock Creek Park
Aug 19 2017 8:30AMTrail WorkYankee Clippers Tuscarora Trail Work Trip
Aug 19 2017 9:00AMTrail WorkND Hoodlums Work Trip
Aug 19 2017 10:30AMHikeWest Chapter Hike - AT in southern PA
Aug 20 2017 8:00AMHikeWanderbirds: Riprap Hollow, Southern SNP, VA
Aug 22 2017 8:00AMHikeVigorous Hikers -- Snickers Gap to Keys Gap and return
Aug 26 2017 9:00AMTrail WorkCadillac Crew: New Trail Work around the Vining Cabin on the Mutton Hollow Tract near Stanardsville, VA
What's Going on Here? We are going to try to put timely news on the PATC website. If you have an item for this page, please send it to communications@patc.net.  Also, any comments are welcome. This is a work in progress.

90th Anniversary Hikes: Larry Broadwell and William Needham have produced a series hikes that celebrate the history of the PATC.  Brian Goudreau assisted with the maps.  The hikes have been published in the Potomac Appalachian and are on this site.

Meet the new PATC president:
Jim Tomlin is the new PATC president. Read about him and his plans for the club.

PATC Trail Overseer Honored as "Unsung Virginian" Dorse Counts was honored as the Unsung Virginian of the year by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Cooperatives in March.  Dorse is the overseer for the Federal Line trail in the Spotsylvania National Military Park and leads a crew that works throughout the park. See: article in Cooperative Living magazine [pdf]

Meet the new staff:
Nicolas Haynor is the club's new finance coordinator, and Martha Reynolds is the new cabin coordinator. Read more about these important additions to our professional staff.

Help wanted: There are several trail overseer vacancies. There is a trail waiting for your love and care. Be part of the core mission of the PATC.

New PATC Book: These Hills Were Home: A Walking History Guide to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northern Greene and Western Madison County, Virginia is now available.

Annual Membership Meeting:
The PATC annual awards banquet and membership meeting will be held November 29 at Meadowlark Gardens in Vienna.  Save the date and watch for more information soon!

 Closures at Corbin Cabin Due to Helicopter activity (8/4/2017)  
 New Staff (7/21/2017) 
 Dark Hollow Falls Temporary Trail Closure (7/5/2017) 
 Current Staff and Volunteer Openings (6/25/2017) 
 Meet PATC's New President Jim Tomlin (6/19/2017) 
 Registration is Now Open for the 2017 Annual Meeting (6/5/2017)  
 Celebrate National Trails Day with Shenandoah National Park June 3 (5/23/2017) 
 SNP Celebrates Kids to Parks Day May 20 (5/15/2017) 
 Shenandoah National Park Invites Volunteers to Join in the Fight Against Invasive Plants (5/5/2017) 
 New Patch - Tuscarora Trail Hikers (5/1/2017)  
 Shenandoah National Park Hosts Wildflower Weekend May 6-7 (4/25/2017) 
 New Cabin Rates Effective July 1 (4/19/2017) 
 Flip Flop Festival at Harpers Ferry April 22-23 (4/10/2017) 
 SNP to Celebrate National Park Week with Special Events April 15-23 (4/9/2017) 
 Shenandoah National Park Plans Prescribed Burn (4/1/2017) 
 Skyline Drive has Reopened as of March 20 (3/13/2017) 
 Shenandoah National Park Announces Spring 2017 Opening Dates (3/10/2017) 
 Shenandoah National Park Announces “Ride the Drive” Car-Free Day in North District of Park (3/1/2017) 
 Jennifer Flynn Named Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park (1/26/2017) 
 Elections Committee Announces the Newly-Elected Executive Committee (12/1/2016) 
 PATC Archives is looking for volunteers (12/1/2016) 
 Shenandoah National Park Extends Fire Restrictions to Entire Park (11/21/2016) 
 Shenandoah National Park Announces Second Phase of Entrance Fee Increase (11/17/2016) 
 Shenandoah National Park to Implement Fire Restrictions in South District (11/16/2016) 
 Fire Ban Issued for George Washington and Jefferson National Forests (11/15/2016) 
 Traveling Quilt Exhibit to Visit Shenandoah National Park (10/4/2016) 
 Trail Magic: The True Story of Emma 'Grandma' Gatewood (9/29/2016) 
 Elections Committee Releases 2016 Candidates for PATC Elected Offices (9/29/2016) 
 Shenandoah National Park Co-Hosts Civilian Conservation Corps Reunion - Keeping the Tradition Alive (9/19/2016) 
 Wavyleaf Basketgrass Alert (9/17/2016)