Franklin, NC's Appalachian Trail Festival, March 30th - April 1st

Historic Franklin, NC, will host The April Fool's Trail Days this weekend. (No, this isn't a joke. Probably.)

Franklin is a mere 11 miles from the AT and is the perfect haven from the often cold, rainy weather in early spring weather.

The celebration expresses this Appalachian Gateway Community's encouragement to thru-hikers headed north to Katahdin.

Saturday, the April Fool's Trail Days Festival will be in full swing with great entertainment and food. Special workshops and exhibits are planned, along with world-renown visitors, including Jennifer Pharr Davis, the women's record holder of the fastest thru-hike of the AT.

You're promised an abundance of good food, great conversation and swell activities at the Hiker Bash hosted by Ronnie Haven, at Sapphire Inn on East Main Street. Connect, share stories and fill up on some good eats evenings after 6 PM.


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