PATC Reopens Cabins and Online Store

Morris CabinThe club is taking small but important steps to reopen its activities. There is a long way to go, but we feel we can start this process with adequate safeguards.  The club's long term goal is getting back to normal safely.

Many PATC cabins will reopen for occupancy on May 22 - 23 and may be reserved now.  There will be several changes to the normal rental process. All rentals will be processed online. More information | To reserve

Great North Mountain Guide BookThe online store has now reopened. You can buy that book or map you need to explore the outdoors (at proper social distance).  Go to the store

The PATC headquarters, including the retail store and cabins desk, will remain closed for the foreseeable future. For general questions, please contact Trail workers requiring access to the tool room should contact to coordinate. PATC staff members can be reached via the phone and email addresses listed here

Be sure to consult the Covid-19 guidance.

PATC Volunteers Repaint C&O Canal Mileposts: Read how volunteers repainted all of the mileposts along the 184 mile towpath.  Don't miss the pictures of each post!  Full story

Potomac Appalachian
to skip June issue: The May issue is now online and should be in mailboxes at the end of the month.  Skipping the June issue recognizes the dearth of club news and saves money for the club in these trying times.  We will have a July issue with contributions due on May 31.




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