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Upcoming PATC Hikes
See our calendar for full descriptions

Hike DateHike NameContactContact email
Mar 26 2019 8:15AMVigorous Hikers--Roller CoasterDavid Saahdavidm.saah@gmail.com
Mar 27 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Reston VALen Henzke 703/899-5051 celllhenzke@gmail.com
Mar 27 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Rockville Potpourri, Rockville MDMargaret Chapman, 301/977-8988 between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Prefer emailMargtChapm@aol.com
Mar 30 2019 10:30AMWest Chapter Hike - Caledonia State Park & Michaux State Forest (PA)Dave Jordahlwestpatc@hotmail.com
Apr 2 2019 8:00AMVigorous Hikers-16th Redbud, Maryland EditionMike Christianimike@cptrllc.com
Apr 3 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Bull Run Regional Park, Centreville VAGary Abrecht, 202/546-6089, Cell on day of hike: 202/365-2921garyabrecht@gmail.com
Apr 9 2019 8:30AMVigorous Hikers - Piney Ridge–AT–Hull School Trail LoopGene Whitakergenewhit@gmail.com
Apr 10 2019 10:15AMRock Creek Park Trail, Bethesda MDAyana Touval 301/493-8278 
Apr 13 2019 10:00AMWildflower Walk at Riverbend ParkKaren and Kit Sheffielddcnature@hotmail.com
Apr 16 2019 8:30AMVigorous Hikers - MD AT HikeTom Klostertwk07@comcast.net
Apr 17 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Great Falls Park to Riverbend Park, McLean VADoris 703/727-8211Dorismattraw@gmail.com
Apr 23 2019 8:00AMHarper's Ferry CircuitBruce FreedmanBfreedman58@icloud.com
Apr 24 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Goldmine Trail, Potomac MDStephen Brickel, 240/743-9478sbrickel3003@gmail.com
Apr 30 2019 8:00AMVigorous Hikers- AT North from LindenJoan DAlonzo 302-530-4202joandalonzo@gmail.com
Find even more hikes through our Charlottesville Chapter and Southern Shenandoah Valley Chapter.


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.