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    Our Mission

The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, through volunteer efforts, education and advocacy, acquires, maintains, and protects the trail and lands of the Appalachian Trail, other trails, and related facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region for the enjoyment of present and future generations. 

    Our Vision

PATC is a leader in providing a dynamic outdoor experience for a diverse community of trail users and creating opportunities for all people to contribute to sustaining the outdoor environment through volunteer engagement and nature appreciation.