Vogel State Park -- a few miles south of the Appalachian Trail (AT) Community of Blairsville, GA and a few miles north of where the AT crosses Route 129 at Blood Mountain -- is one of the most beautiful spots in America, in my humble opinion.
There are only a few things that can make Vogel better than it already is ... considering the friendly people who camp there ... the lakeside cabins that are perfect for writers seeking solitude ... the beach and lake and paddle boats and cozy trail around the lake ... the museum dedicated to the Civilian Conservation Corp ... the abundant picnic tables ... the putt-putt golf for family fun ... grills everywhere ... pavilions for large groups and private swings for contemplation and affection ... fishing ... sitting quietly, unplugged ... enjoying trees swaying on the hills ... children laughing and taking delight in the fact that you're not at work.
This popular event includes Appalachian, bluegrass and gospel music. There will also be art and craft booths with handmade items for sale, along with food concessions provided by Vogel Volunteers/Friends of Georgia State Parks.
Come to the Lake Trahlyta Pavilion and enjoy a cool mountain evening while listening great music.
Donations to the performers are appreciated.
Celebrate autumn's arrival at noon with chili, hotdogs and drinks for sale.
Three dollars will be charged per person, per hayride for folks ages 13 years and up, in addition to the park's $5 parking fee.
Tags: Events, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Appalachian Trail, Appalachian Trail Community, News, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Published Feb 11, 2014.
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