Stay with us and attend this informative event if you have ever considered hiking all or part of the Appalachian Trail. Many of our guests have enjoyed day hikes on the trail while staying at the inn. Some of our guests have thru hiked the trail as well.
Amicalola Falls State Park will host its annual Appalachian Trail Celebration and Backpacking Clinic on Saturday and Sunday March 6-7, 2010.
Both experienced and novice hikers attend this annual conference to learn about the A.T., listen to A.T. hikers share their experiences and discover what is involved in making the 5 million step journey across 14 states.
Several invited trail organizations will be presenting such as the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (we are members), Georgia Appalachian Trail Conference, Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association, Atlanta Hiking Club, Leave No Trace, and others. Gene Epsy who is a 1952 thru hiker who wrote “The Trail of My Life” will also be there.
Several equipment specialists will also be attending to display and demonstrate.
Activities begin 9am each day and end at 8pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday.
For additional information contact Amicalola Falls Programming Department at 706-265-1969.