That's like asking which car is best or what you should pack for a vacation.
So much depends on where you're going, what you're going to do when you get there, and how much you want to spend.
The first weekend in March, Amicalola State Park in Dawsonville is holding a special Appalachian Trail Celebration & Backpacking Clinic.
Meet unique personalities and hear about Appalachian Trail adventures. Enjoy demonstrations and workshops by professionals and retailers on an assortment of backpacking gear. Take part in discussions on trip preparation.
Friday, March 2 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, March 3 from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$5 parking fee.
Published Aug 16, 2014.
Will improvements at North Georgia's Amicalola Falls State Park -- home of the Appalachian Trail's Approach Trail -- include a waterfall elevator?
Our friends at REI have excellent backpacking tips for beginners. Or, take a live course in how to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail at some REI locations.
Come visit Amicalola Falls State Park -- near the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Get a 40% discount off lodging in the park's lodge or cabins.
Published Jul 30, 2015. The goals common to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Baxter State Park are similar but are they compatible? Can their paths merge atop Mt. Katahdin?
Appalachian Trail events take place from early March until September from Georgia to Maine. It's the best way to see the Trail without getting blisters.
We hope to see you at one of the 2014 Appalachian Trail events that take place all along the AT -- from Maine to Georgia.