View Full Version : Appalachian Trail Celebration & Backpacking Clinic @ Amicalola Falls State Park

01-12-2012, 14:29
Just saw this and was wondering if anyone has been to such an event.



Appalachian Trail Celebration & Backpacking Clinic

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Mar 2, 2012 until Mar 4, 2012

Hear about Appalachian Trail adventures from the past and present, and learn how you can conserve the trail and its legacy in the future. Enjoy demonstrations and workshops by professionals and retailers on backpacking gear, and take part in discussions on trip preparation. $5 parking. 706-265-1969.

Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge (http://www.gastateparks.org/AmicalolaFalls/details?c=4342635&eventid=183324&p=64)
418 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(MapQuest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?address=418+Amicalola+Falls+State+Park+Rd&city=Dawsonville&state=GA&zipcode=30534)) (Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=418+Amicalola+Falls+State+Park+Rd%2C%20Daws onville%20GA%2030534))

GPS Coordinates:
N 34.554766 | W 084.260016
Located 15 miles northwest of Dawsonville on Ga. Hwy. 52. Take Hwy. 53 west to Hwy. 183 north to Hwy. 52 east.

01-12-2012, 14:35
more info

http://hikinginthesmokys.blogspot.com/2010/02/appalachian-trail-celebration.html (this is from last year)

http://www.friendsofamicalolafalls.org/ (this is THIS year)

01-12-2012, 14:49
My friend and I will be there for this.


01-12-2012, 14:57
We just booked a campsite. We have a travel trailer, but are getting more into backpacking. Looks to be a good time.