Updated Meetup Group: The club's Meetup group has been updated to focus on work trips and trail maintenance-related training. This is the place to find a work trip to join. Spend a day in the woods and have the satisfaction of improving the trails. If you are a PATC work crew leader, list your activity here. For more information, contact the club's social media team.
Shelter Maintenance Help Needed: There are several shelters in need of repair. It's a big job, but you can help. More information
Big Meadows Wayside May Open Late: The
popular trail stop for food and supplies is undergoing renovations that
are behind schedule. The wayside is located at milepost 51 of Skyline
Drive and about a mile east of the AT. If this wayside is in your
plans, check with the concessionaire that runs it for the latest information.
The Club's Earliest History: The Blackburn family makes another contribution to the PATC by sending the club's first account book. Read the story by Archivist Tom Johnson
PATC Cabin Profile: Author Wendy Mitman Clarke recounted her recent experience at the Robert Humphrey cabin in an excellent article in the Bay Journal, a publication that focuses on the Chesapeake Bay. Clarke gives an excellent description of a PATC cabin visit. Read the article
Join the Team that is Making the Tuscarora Trail Better! Help install new trail signs. More information
AT - Temporary Relocation: The Appalachian Trail will be relocated until about May 2019 near the Calf Mountain shelter in the south district of the Shenandoah National Park. For information and a map, go to the SNP website.
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