Help Out at Club Headquarters: Challenging and rewarding volunteer jobs are available at PATC headquarters in Vienna, Virginia. If you have time on a weekday and want to work without ticks or poison ivy, check out the possibilities!
Funding for Deferred Maintenance on Public Lands: The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is asking for support of two
bills--one pending in each house of Congress--that would fund long
overdue maintenance of infrastructure in public lands. PATC
members are encouraged to review the bills and the ATC’s position
on them and decide whether to support them. More information on ATC site
Camping Closure in Shenandoah National Park: Portions of SNP around the Rip Rap - Wildcat Ridge area are closed to overnight use outside of shelters and established camping areas due to bear activity. Check out the details on the Park website if you will be in the area.
Storm Damage Makes Part of Tuscarora Trail Impassable: Pete Brown reports on conditions on the Tuscarora Trail in Pennsylvania after a May storm. More information
New Member Meeting: Meetings for new members are changing to accommodate a wider
audience. The next New Member Meeting will be held on Saturday, July 13, at 4:30 p.m. at PATC headquarters in Vienna, Virginia.
Please come and join your fellow new members to understand more about the club the the opportunities it offers. Questions: email@example.com
Important Volunteer Trail Jobs Available: We need someone to have overall responsibility for the longest trail that the club maintains from start to finish--the Tuscarora. There are other important jobs too. More information
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.
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