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
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