Election Committee Issues Call for Candidates: More information

AT Community Front Royal Celebrates the Trail: Read about the “Hike A Mile Share A Smile!” campaign

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

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