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Essential Campsite Maintenance

Strong SatisfiedwMaintaining the Appalachian Trail by clearing fallen trees, cutting back overgrown vegetation from the sides of the Trail, and repainting trail markers, also known as blazes, keeps the Appalachian Trail alive. This is all done by volunteers!

Join the Tidewater Appalachian Trail Club (TATC) on Friday night, April 3 to Sunday afternoon April, 5 for a weekend of essential trail maintenance. Work will include; rehabilitating camping pads by clearing vegetation and installing log borders, as well as installing three new fire rings using concrete and sand. 

Please be sure to wear long pants and sturdy boots. Bring plenty of water and food/snacks for the weekend, sunscreen, bug spray, as well as a rain jacket, and work gloves if you have them. Volunteers should also provide their own camping equipment, included but not limited to; tent/hammock, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad.

Advanced registration necessary. Please use the following form in registering your interest for this event.