We all need to visit the Appalachian Trail Community of Millinocket, Maine, for the Trails End Festival, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, September 18-20, 2015.
My happy memories are fresh from the 2013 Trails End Festival.
The good old days. Before Katahdin became a bitter battleground over spilled champagne and rowdy hikers, and folks freaked about A Walk in the Woods.
We need a break. We need the Trails End Festival.
Kind folks from around Katahdin offer their best food, fun, games and free music to their family of Appalachian Trail and other hikers.
Enjoy lunch at the iconic Appalachian Trail Cafe. Quietly ask for the secret directions to Golden Road, the way to Abol Bridge and views of Baxter Peak.
On Friday at 5:30, sample and judge the Chili Cookoff at Veterans Park for only $5.00.
Appalachian Trail hikers are scurrying to Katahdin. Cheer them toward their goal -- the end of the Appalachian Trail -- at the Trails End Festival.
It's not the biggest or fanciest. It's simply the one you must attend at least once. Or twice.
Before the end of your trail.
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Dahlonega, GA, has the first Appalachian Trail festival annually. The Trails End Festival in Millinocket, Maine, honors the thru-hikers who never gave up.
We think of "the end of the trail" as something dreadfully final. That's not the case at all with the Appalachian Trail Cafe in Millinocket, Maine.
Enjoy an afternoon celebrating the Trail at 2016 Appalachian Trail Events.
Do you remember attending any of these 2013 Appalachian Trail events? Many of made lifelong friends at them.