Robert HumphreyRobert Humphrey - RIP: Long time PATC member and the founder of many club cabins, Robert Humphrey has died. Read remembrances from a few of his many friends.

Annual Dinner -- Award and Election Results:  The club's annual membership dinner was held on November 28. Volunteers were recognized with awards and new officers were elected.  Read all the results

Tuscarora Trail Relocation in the Shenandoah Valley: Soon, there will be an improvement in way across the Tuscarora Trail's path across the Shenandoah Valley. Read about the change and the work that brought it about.. More information

Great Summer Job Available!
  A caretaker is needed for the Blackburn Trail Center for 2019.  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.

PATC 2018:  The club’s annual fundraising drive, PATC 2018, is particularly important this year in light of the expenses we face to repair the damages caused by extraordinary weather.  More information and to make your contribution

Tucarora Trail SignJoin the Team that is Making the Tuscarora Trail Better!  Help install new trail signs.  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 outdoors!

More news

  Submit news items or comments to



118 Park St, SE
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 242-0315



PATC is a non-profit, tax exempt public charity as described in section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
copyright @2016 Potomac Appalachian Trail Club.  All rights reserved.