Summer 2019 Caretakers Needed for Blackburn Trail Center

Owned and operated by the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, the Blackburn Trail Center is located on the A.T. 12 miles south of Harpers Ferry.

Blackburn is a premier stop for A.T. thru-hikers and day hikers alike. It is also used for Trail club meetings, crew work trips, training workshops, and large group rentals.

The caretaker’s duties will 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 couple with knowledge of the A.T. and hikers’ needs.

Stipend offered along with a fabulous summer experience.

Dates runs from April 1 through October 31 though there is possibility of growing into a 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.