Washington Township - 1779
Township CodeCalendar

13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 788-0372

Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Appalachian Trail News

Certificate Presented to the Washington Township Supervisors

Certificate Of Appreciation was presented to the Washington Township Supervisors from the
Greater Waynesboro Pa. Area Appalachian Trail Community at the September 6, 2017 meeting.
This was to thank the Washington Township Supervisors for their collaboration and support
for all Appalachian Trail Community Events since 2014

2015 AT LOGO



The Greater Waynesboro PA Area A.T. Community will be hosting a
Family Hike Day – Saturday, SEPTEMBER 26, 2015


Registration as well as a children’s craft will begin at 1 PM at the Old Forge Picnic Area off of Old Forge Road, near Camp Penn. This will be followed by two guided hikes, the first of which will depart the picnic area at 2 PM. This hike will be to Chimney Rocks, which can be a strenuous hike and is not recommended for young children. The second hike will depart at 2:30 PM and end at Tumbling Run Shelter.

A.T Committee News

2015-07-31 AT Breakfast - Kelly McGinleyphotoMainstreet Waynesboro, Inc. & the Greater Waynesboro PA Area Appalachian Trail Community Committee hosted Kelly McGinley of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy as a guest speaker at American Legion Post 15 on Friday, July 31.

Ms. McGinley gave a brief overview of the Appalachian Trail as well as its planning and history before discussing the benefits of being an Appalachian Trail Community. She went on to applaud the efforts of the Appalachian Trail Community steering committee, Washington Township, and the Borough of Waynesboro for their commitment to the AT Community program and for all their hard work on events and outreach to the both the local and Appalachian Trail communities.



A.T. Campfire with the Ridge Runners

The Blue Ridge Summit Free Library hosted a campfire with the Appalachian Trail Ridge Runners on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 with a crowd of approximately 40 guests to learn about monitoring conditions of the trail and checking on the welfare of the hikers.

Max Mishkin and Dan Smith (Maryland), Hal Evans (N. VA from Shenandoah National Park to Harper’s Ferry National Historic Site), Lauralee Bliss (Shenandoah National Park)(one of the only 25 women to hike both northbound and southbound the entire trail!), Clare Arentzen (Michaux State Forest)

Five Ridge Runners for Potomac Appalachian Trail Club shared their experiences of trail patrol and presented Leave No Trace ethics on the front lawn of the Blue Ridge Summit Free Library.














Washington Township and Borough of Waynesboro are
designated Appalachian Trail Communities2014 App Trl Dedication - Jeff-Mayor Starliper-Ron Tipton-Exec Direct App Trl Comm

2014 App Trl Dedication - Clint-Mike-Jeff









On Saturday, April 26th, 2014  Appalachian Trail Officials

designated Washington Township
and the Borough of Waynesboro
as the newest Appalachian Trail Community 

What a great honor!