The PATC is committed to reconnecting and getting back outside safely. We will reconnect our trails, our service, and our community! 

ALL cabins have now reopened for occupancy! You can find out more information and reserve here. Be sure to book soon; they are going fast! 

Check out our new reduced shipping charges throughout the store! The shipping charge for an order totaling $10 or less is now just $2. Visit the store here.

The PATC 2020 election is approaching! Visit our Election Page for more information on submitting an application or email       
Your car will be the talk of the trail parking lot with one of our new magnets! Here's how to get one:
1. Make a standard donation of $15 via this link
2. Donate $15 when you renew or join
3. Donate $15 when renting a cabin

Visit the full PATC Reconnects page HERE.

For the latest COVID-19 guidance, please visit this page.


Interested in learning more about the Appalachian Trail? Visit this review of "Barbarian Utopia" by PATC's Supervisor of Communications. 

The July edition of The Potomac Appalachian is now available:
The online version can be found here.

*NEW!* Our bandanas are multi-purpose and can serve as a face mask, too! Click here to get yours today! (Bonus: if you buy a bandana, you will be eligible for the new reduced shipping rates in our online store!)


New Parking Lot Area Opens at Old Rag Mountain: Visit this link for the story.

PATC Volunteers Repaint C&O Canal Mileposts: Read how volunteers repainted all of the mileposts along the 184 mile towpath.  Don't miss the pictures of each post!  Full story


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