"Smyth County resident, Bland County beef cattle farm owner, horseback rider and general lover of the outdoors Diana Billips has been named a community ambassador for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, an organization that oversees the more than 2,000-mile-long footpath that stretches from Georgia to Maine and passes through Wythe, Bland and Smyth counties.
In her new role, Billips will serve as a liaison between the ATC and Bland County, which boasts approximately 56 miles of the famous footpath and was recently named an Appalachian Trail Community."
Tags: Attractions, Tourism, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Appalachian Trail, and Hiking
Published Mar 11, 2013.
Published Mar 13, 2013.