Election Committee Issues Call for Candidates: More information
National Trails Day--June 2: The
PATC is participating in two celebrations of National Trails Day--one
at the Bears Den Hostel and the other in the Shenandoah National Park. More information -- Note Bears Den parking information.
The CCC Improves Trail Building: In another article prompted by old photos recently received by the club, Tom Johnson discusses the impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps on early efforts to build the Appalachian Trail. Tom's article
NPS Fee Increase: The Park Services listens! Fees go up $5. More information
Walt Smith: We are saddened to learn that former president, honorary life member, and great person Walt Smith has died. Memorial service arrangements are now available. More information and remembrance
Land and Water Conservation Fund: This important source of funding for trails and other recreational resources needs to be renewed. See what you can do to help.
Shutterbugs wanted! We need your help in telling PATC’s story. Send us your photos! Learn more.
Welcome to the website of the Potomac
Appalachian Trail Club. The PATC has enhanced the mid-Atlantic outdoor
experience since 1927. We maintain trails, shelters, and cabins. We
make maps and guide books. We are volunteers. Join us in the