News and Trail Updates.  Past News is posted here.                        (Last Updated:  05/10/2020)


SAVE THE DATE! - Greater Waynesboro, PA AT Community 5th Outdoor Festival -- June 13, 2020

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May 10, 2020                     PATC to re-open cabins on May 22

March 17, 2020

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PATC North Updates
(from ATC)
MARYLAND - CLOSURE OF ALL OVERNIGHT CAMPING
(3/20/2020) The Maryland Park Service has closed all shelters and camping areas along the Appalachian Trail in Maryland. Camping is also prohibited outside of these areas along the A.T. in Maryland, so hikers should postpone or cancel any overnight hiking plans for all 40 miles of A.T. in Maryland. The closure is scheduled to last until May 11, but this might be extended.

PENNSYLVANIA - Campgrounds, Shelters on Pennsylvania DCNR Lands CLOSED
(Updated 3/23/2020) All campgrounds, cabins, and hiking shelters are closed.  This includes both the AT and the TT.  Primitive backpack camping (tenting) is still permitted in accordance with the state forest rules and regulations; however, all trail shelters on these lands are closed. Social distancing is encouraged.