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Upcoming PATC Hikes
See our calendar for full descriptions

Hike DateHike NameContactContact email
Feb 25 2020 8:00AMVigorous Hikers - Cabin John Trail-Montgomery Cty. MDLou Hurwitzlou.nutshell@hotmail.com
Feb 26 2020 10:15AMEasy Hikers-- Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg, MD Margaret Chapman, 301/977-8988 between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., e-mail is preferred.MargtChapm@aol.com
Mar 3 2020 8:30AMVigorous hikers - MD AT half a ham Phil Ayliff 571-239-2846Payliff@gmail.com
Mar 4 2020 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Rock Creek Park TrailAyana Touval 301 493 8278touval@his.com
Mar 10 2020 8:30AMVigorous Hikers-AT, Compton Peak, Jenkins Gap, Hickerson HollowMike Christianimike@cptrllc.com
Mar 11 2020 10:15AMEasy Hikers - Peirce Mill, Rock Creek Park, DCElisa Braverelisabraver@gmail.com
Mar 14 2020 10:00AMS-Miles Hike:Murphy Chambers Farm (Short Version)Kristine Villatoroblueridge_patc@yahoo.com
Mar 17 2020 8:30AMVigorous Hikers - Tuscarora to Three TopEd Cookveetee76@gmail.com
Mar 18 2020 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Rock Creek Park, DCGary Abrecht, 202-546-6089. Cell on day of hike: 202-365-2921garyabrecht@gmail.com
Mar 24 2020 8:00AMVigorous Hikers - AT Roller CoasterLou Hurwitzlou.nutshell@hotmail.com
Mar 25 2020 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Roosevelt Island, Rosslyn VACarol Costello, cell on day of hike is 571-499-8037edwardcostello@comcast.net
Mar 31 2020 8:15AMVigorous Hikers - Harpers FerryTom Klostertwk07@comcast.net
Apr 1 2020 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Black Hill Regional Park, Boyds, MDMargaret Chapman, 301/977-8988 (Between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.) E-mail is preferred.MargtChapm@aol.com
Apr 7 2020 8:00AM17th Redbud, Maryland EditionBob Livezeybobbilbo@msn.com
Apr 14 2020 7:45AMVigorous Hikers: CCT Round Trip from CCT Mile Marker 8S to Great Falls Mo Salehiagahmo@gmail.com
Apr 21 2020 8:30AMVigorous Hikers - Seven Bends State Park and Powell and Green MountainsDave Greendkgreenva@hotmail.com
Find even more hikes through our Charlottesville Chapter and Southern Shenandoah Valley Chapter.

PLACES TO  HIKE

If you are looking for places to hike on your own, consider one of the many Federal, State and Local areas in PATC territory.
 
Our  PATC Hiking Guide to the Mid-Atlantic has links to areas where we maintain trails, and will connect you with Hikes, Maps and Guidebooks.

Information is included for the following areas:  
  
            • Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia & West Virginia 
            • Catoctin Trail in Maryland  
            • Tuscarora Trail in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia & West Virginia
            • Bull Run-Occoquan Trail in Virginia
            • .....many other regional hikes 

Enjoy and be safe !!


The Tuscarora Trail


Established in the 1960's as an alternate route for the Appalachian Trail (AT), the Tuscarora Trail is a 250-mile long trail through the Ridge and Valley Appalachians of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. A hiking destination in its own right, the Tuscarora Trail leaves the AT near Mathews Arm Campground in Shenandoah National Park making its way west and north to rejoin the AT atop Blue Mountain, 10 miles south of Duncannon, Pa. Visit the Tuscarora Trail website for more information.




90th Anniversary Hikes
About this series. . .
Between 1927 and today, PATC’s founders and their successors built a 240-mile section of the Appalachian Trail, created the Tuscarora Trail, made dozens of cabins and shelters available to hikers, and took on maintenance responsibility for over 1000 miles of paths in the club’s 4-state service area. The hikes described in this series pass landmarks in PATC’s history and celebrate nine decades of remarkable evolution in our national trail network. Larry Broadwell and William Needham co-write the series, and Brian Goudreau provides the maps.