Summer 2020 Caretakers Needed for Blackburn Trail Center

The Blackburn Trail Center is located on the A.T. 12 miles south of Harpers Ferry.  It is a premier stop for A.T. thru-hikers and day hikers alike.  Blackburn is owned and operated by the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club,  It is also used for club meetings, crew work trips, training workshops, and large group rentals. The caretaker’s duties include: maintaining the Trail Center, Hiker’s Cabin, and campground. Should have experience in offering comfort and company to weary A.T. hikers. Flexibility and ability to get along with wide variety of people a must! Prefer a couple with knowledge of the A.T. and hikers’ needs. Stipend offered along with a fabulous summer experience. The caretaker is needed from April 1 through October 31 though there is possibility of growing into full-time position. If interested, send a letter of application, resume’ and professional/personal references to: Chris Brunton, P.O. Box 169, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 or email If you have questions call Chris at: (703) 967-2226.