There's one sure way to know when it's September in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia.
Vogel State Park hosts its annual Mountain Music and Arts & Crafts Festival.
Whether you come to the festival for the unusual handmade items for sale ... the wonderful gospel, bluegrass and old-time music ... to swim or ride a paddleboat in paradise ... to win the spectacular quilt that's raffled off ... to volunteer or have a picnic ... Vogel is the perfect spot for it all.
I was among the fortunate who attended the 2012 celebration. If you couldn't be there, perhaps these photographs will assuage your disappointment.
The next time you're hiking the Appalachian Trail near Georgia's Blood Mountain, give yourself a break at Vogel State Park.
Tags: Events, Tourism, Appalachian Trail, Hiking, Right to Hike, Festivals, Music, and Robert Sutherland Travel Writer
Vogel State Park in the beautiful foothills of North Georgia is everything a park should be. Camp in a tent or a cabin, hike or read. But visit Vogel soon.
I know. You're busy this weekend, right? You deserve to be at Vogel State Park's Mountain Music Festival (9-12-15). Just do what it takes to be there.
Georgia's Vogel State Park has a perfect mountain lake, the Appalachian Trail on Blood Mountain nearby, lakeside cabins, tent and RV camping and relaxation.
Get a million dollar's worth of delightful music for $5 in a heavenly setting at the 2016 Mountain Music Festival at Vogel State Park on September 10th.
Vogel State Park is a happy place in the mountains of North Georgia in the shadow of Blood Mountain and the Appalachian Trail with cabins and a lake.
Dahlonega, GA, has the first Appalachian Trail festival annually. The Trails End Festival in Millinocket, Maine, honors the thru-hikers who never gave up.
The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy's Jamboree Hikes brought joy and exercise to those who attended the 2014 Jamboree.
Published Feb 11, 2014.