Appalachian Trail Day with Georgia Appalachian Trail Club June 29 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Picture yourself on the longest hiking footpath in the world! Your home on your back, a well- worn path ahead of you, and beautiful scenery surrounding you. Starting right here in North Georgia at Brasstown Bald, all 2,190 miles of the Appalachian Trail has been compacted down to a bite size adventure for your ultimate mini-AT experience! Immerse yourself in the behind the scenes of the “AT” by….
*Exploring our AT Base Camp Village
*Watching an Emmy nominated AT film in our Mountain Top Theater
*Discovering the equipment and supplies essential for hiking
*Taking a hike on the 0.6 mile mini-AT with your scavenger hunt
*Visiting a mock backcountry campsite
*Submersing yourself into Georgia AT History at the mobile exhibit
*Meeting AT trail stewards, thru-hikers, and enthusiasts 11:30 AM – FILM: “Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story” Gripping and inspirational, this Emmy nominated “Best Historical Documentary” will have two special showings in our Mountain Top Theater. With no real equipment and no real experience, the spirit of the first woman to hike the AT back in the 1950’s lives on! Arrive early for a seat.
Produced by arrangement with EdenValleyEnterprises.org Brasstown Bald Recreation Area & Visitors Center is a proud AT Communities member. The Appalachian Trail is one of 11 National Scenic Trails and Chattahoochee National Forest is home to all 79 miles of the AT in Georgia. Free Day-Long Event with park entry of $5 per adult, 15 & under are free. America the Beautiful pass is accepted. To Register: https://cfaia.org/visitor-centers-gift-shops/georgia-visitor-centers-gift-shops/brasstown-bald-recreation-area-visitor-centers-in-georgia/brasstown-bald-programs-events-calendar/