Dahlonega treats thru-hikers as honored guests in early spring every year ... and later on as SoBo (SouthBound) hikers finish the AT.
AppalachianTrail.com was there to absorb some of the joy and zest (not to mention the food, music and people-watching) provided by the beautiful weather and beautiful people as Dahlonega celebrated their newest distinction.
Take a stroll with us through Trail Fest 2012 in Dahlonega, one of America's coolest unknown towns.
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Gather 'round and take a look at a few Pictures from Dahlonega Trail Fest 2015, a time to celebrate the new hiking season & those who are going to rock it.
If Scarlett O'Hara were alive, she'd dwell near Dahlonega, GA, with its iconic town square & annual Dahlonega Trail Festival honoring the Appalachian Trail.
Dahlonega, GA's Trail Fest is the first celebration of the new year's crop of would-be Appalachian Trail thru-hikers marching to Mt. Katahdin in Maine.
Dahlonega, Georgia, is an Appalachian Trail Community that hosts the annual Spring on Springer to send thru-hikers on their way in style.
If you spend enough time around the iconic town square in Dahlonega, Georgia, during their Appalachian Trail Fest 2014, you'll want to hike the Trail too.
Do you remember attending any of these 2013 Appalachian Trail events? Many of made lifelong friends at them.