GA Approves Appalachian Trail License Plates

Published Mar 27, 2013

GA AT tag

More than 1,000 supporters of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) applied to the state of Georgia for a specialty license plate honoring the Appalachian Trail (AT).

ATC's request for revenue sharing from the sale of the vehicle tags required new legislation: House Bill HB-104.

Thankfully, the Georgia House of Representatives passed HB-104. On March 26, 2013, the Georgia Senate also passed HB-104.

Click Here for Details on HB-104 Voting

The new law will help fund AT-related projects such as these in Georgia:

  • trail and facilities maintenance
  • scenic easements and view preservation
  • environmental monitoring
  • increased public information
  • and education and outreach to Georgia residents.

We encourage Georgia residents to honor and support the Appalachian Trail by investing in the AT car tags.

Tag Details

Click Here to Read GA HB-104

Click Here for Georgia's AT Tag Application & Fee Info

Click Here for Related Info from ATC


Tags: Tourism, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Appalachian Trail, Hiking, and Appalachian Trail Clubs

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