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PATC Family Day at Bears Den Trail Center

May 15 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

Join the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC) as they celebrate their 95th birthday! In honor of this special day, they will be hosting a Family Day at Bears Den Trail Center on Sunday, May 15, 2022 from 9 AM to 3 PM. Enjoy a fun-filled day of hikes, outdoor recreation education, and more to kick off PATC’s birthday celebration and the start of summer.

Schedule of Events:
9:00-3:00 – Kids Scavenger Hunt
10:00-10:45 – Invasive Species Educational Hike led by Rob Lamar (PATC Naturalist)
11:00-12:00 – Hike to Bears Den Overlook led by Anna Shoemaker
1:00-2:00 – Forest Bathing demonstration

All Day on the Hostel Lawn:

  • Trail Maintenance Equipment demonstrations
  • Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship Information Tent
  • Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy Information Tent
  • Mountaineering Section, Potomac Appalachian Trail Club Information Tent
  • Potomac Appalachian Trail Club Information Tent
  • Virginia Master Naturalists, Banshee Reeks Chapter Information Tent

Questions? Contact Kristine Villatoro at outreachsup@patc.net.

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Bluemont, Virginia 20135 United States
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