Pictures from Franklin, NC's 2012 April Fool's Trail Days

Did you make it to the April Fool's Trail Days in Franklin, NC, during the last weekend of March? If not, we have enough pictures to give you an idea of what you missed.

More Appalachian Trail festivals are scheduled this year ... with even more next year!

If you're fortunate, you might get to meet Ronnie Haven -- King of the Thru-Hikers -- and founder of Franklin's Hiker Bash. Ron's a gentleman and a true trail angel.

The crowd isn't too big. The displays aren't too small. And the weather is always just right.

The next shindig is in Bryson City the weekend of April 6th. Hope to see you there!

Click Here for Details on the AT Founder's Bridge Festival in Bryson City, NC.

Click Here for Pictures from Franklin, NC's 2012 April Fool's Trail Days


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