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National Trails Day

June 2, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

We’re cross-posting this event held by the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC) event to celebrate National Trails Day. They are holding events at Bears Den and Shenandoah National Park. Bears Den will have events and hikes throughout the day.

Use the comments section to meet up with other members.

More info at the PATC site here –> http://www.patc.net/PATC/News/National_Trails_Day_-_2018.aspx

—– From PATC Site —–

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
* 8:30 am – Photography Hike on the Appalachian Trail (3-4 miles RT) – Led by Terri McLellan (PATC)
* 9:00 am – “Warbler Walk” Birding Hike led by Loudon Wildlife Conservancy
* 9:00 am – Hike on the Appalachian Trail (3-4 miles RT) – Led by Simon Newberry (PATC)
* 10:00 am – History Hike on the Appalachian Trail (4-6 miles RT) – Led by Bob Pickett (PATC)
* 11:00 am – Family Hike (1-2 miles RT) – Led by Lee Sheaffer (PATC)
* 11:00 am – Presentation in Bears Den Hostel – “Backpacking in the Southwest” – Bob Melchoir (PATC)
* 11:00 am to 2:30 pm – Entertainment (Michael Kelly)
* 11:00 am to 4:00 pm – FREE sandwiches, chips, cookies, sodas and water
* 12:30 pm – Invasive Species Presentation followed by a Hike on the Appalachian Trail to locate invasive species (2-3 miles RT) – Dewey Clark (PATC Naturalist)
* 1:00 pm – Hike on the Appalachian Trail (3-4 miles RT) – Led by Lee Sheaffer (PATC)
* 2:00 pm – Flora & Fauna Hike (3-4 miles RT) – Led by Kit and Karen Sheffield (PATC)
* 2:00 pm – Presentation in Bears Den Hostel – “Women on the Trail” – Laurie Potteiger (ATC)

ALL DAY ON THE HOSTEL LAWN
* Trail maintenance equipment demonstrations – Dan Dueweke (PATC)
* Try Your Hand at a Cross-Cut Saw
* Leave No Trace Information – PATC Information Tent – John Noss (PATC)
* Potomac Appalachian Trail Information Tent
* Northwest Federal Credit Union Information Tent
* Appalachian Trail Conservancy Information Tent
* Loudon Wildlife Conservancy Information Tent
* PATC Store Open – PATC Merchandise Available

Details

Date:
June 2, 2018
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Round-Hill-Outdoors/events/250843017/

Organizer

Round Hill Outdoors

Venue

Bears Den Parking Lot