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Upcoming PATC Hikes
See our calendar for full descriptions

Hike DateHike NameContactContact email
Aug 27 2019 8:30AMVigorous Hikers - Nethers, Passamaquoddy, Skyland and BackGene Whitakergenewhit@gmail.com
Sep 3 2019 8:30AMVigorous Hikers - Pine Hill Trail to AT – Back on Broad HollowGene WhitakerGeneWhit@gmail.com
Sep 4 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Great Falls Park. McLean VA Doris Mattraw, 703-727-8211Dorismattraw@gmail.com
Sep 10 2019 8:00AMVigorous Hikers: Buzzard Rock/North MassanuttenJoan DAlonzojoandalonzo@gmail.com
Sep 11 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Germantown MD Jean Phillips 301-785-8621Phllpsfarm@aol.com
Sep 17 2019 9:00AMVigorous Hikers - Austin Mt BlackrocksTom Klostertwk07@comcast.net
Sep 18 2019 10:15AMEasy Hifkers--Bull Run/Occoquan Trail, Clifton VAAlan Day 571-888-4952 • Mobilew.alanday@gmail.com
Sep 24 2019 8:45AMVigorous Hikers: Little Schloss and Big Schloss LoopJosh Silvermanbetula54@msn.com
Sep 25 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington VAElisa Braver: 301/793-4935. elisabraver@gmail.com
Oct 1 2019 8:30AMVigourous Hikers - North of New Market GapSteve Brownswbmit77@verizon.net
Oct 2 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Kensington, MDSteve Brickel, 240/743- 9478 (cell)sbrickel3003@gmail.com
Oct 5 2019 9:30AMWest Chapter Hike - AT in northern VADave Jordahlwestpatc@hotmail.com
Oct 8 2019 8:00AMVigorous Hikers - Fast tour of Rock Creek Park and D.C. TrailsBob Livezeybobbilbo@msn.com
Oct 9 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Battery Kemble, DCJennifer Newton 202/543-3039 (mobile)jennifernewton700@gmail.com
Oct 9 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Wolf Trap National Park, Vienna VAEdna Trimm, cell 703/304-5197edna.trimm@gmail.com
Oct 15 2019 8:45AMVigorous Hikers--Browns HollowDavid Saahdavidm.saah@gmail.com
Oct 16 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg MDMargaret Chapman, 301/977-8988 (Between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.) MargtChapm@aol.com
Oct 22 2019 8:15AMVigorous Hikers-Dickey Ridge, ATMike Christianimike@cptrllc.com
Oct 23 2019 10:15AMEasy Hikers--Wakefield Park, Annandale, VAAngela and Chris Ehemann 703/893-3578, or 571/239-3111 on day of the hike only.acehemann@verizon.net
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.