Test your knowledge of all things Camping
All questions will be about the AT, Camping, Hiking, Boating, etc
Two rounds of trivia, $20 awarded to first place for each round plus camping related door prizes!
Hosted by AT section maintainer Tom Lamb
and thru hiker Murray Lamb
Come on into town on Thursday night
and put your Camping expertise to the test at
Camping Trivia Night at Shenanigans Irish Pub
Canoe/Kayak/Inner Tube the
Trips on your own Saturday and Sunday
|Take a 2 1/2 hour float on this Class I river one mile from the downtown square.|
Located beside the camping area.
Tubing trips take 30-45 minutes and take out at the Trail Fest camping venue. Repeat trips permitted in same day.
Woody Gap to
Woody Gap to
On Your Own
|Always wanted to hike on the famed and historic Appalachian Trail? You are only a short drive away from two very scenic sections of the AT. Go on your own and park at the paved parking lot at Woody Gap with pit toilets. Leaving from Woody Gap and going south to Ramrock Mountain, then back to Woody Gap, a distance of 2.5 miles. Ascend Ramrock Mountain with spectacular views to the south. On a clear day, you can see the skyscrapers of Atlanta and Stone Mountain 70 miles away! For a longer hike, continue on to Gooch Gap and back for a round trip distance of 7 miles.|
OR leave Woody Gap and go north ascending to the spectacular view at Preachers Rock then return to Woody Gap, a distance of 3 miles.
If you are interested in these hikes or others in the area, check at the Trail Fest Booth for directions or answers to questions. Information provided by Trail Fest for those who would like to hike the AT, but this is not a Trail Fest sponsored activity.
Pump Track Experience
Saturday and Sunday
|Would you like to try mountain biking in downtown Dahlonega? Join REI as we bring our 50 meter mountain bike pump track to Hancock Park for the Dahlonega Trail Fest. Don't have a bike? You can demo a Ghost Brand full suspension mountain bike!
ConnectAbility 5K and 10K Run
Saturday 8:00 am 5K/10K
9:00 am Fun Run
|Get ready for the best race you've ever experienced! The ConnectAbility 5k/10k is much more than a race it's a morning of fun for the family that supports families impacted by disabilities.
100% of the proceeds from the race support ConnectAbility, a community not for profit organization giving purpose to children and adults with special needs and support for their families.
This activity is conducted by ConnectAbility, Inc., an organization committed to encourage, enrich, empower and equip children and adults with disabilities, their families, care providers and the communities in which they live, and is not affiliated with the Dahlonega Trail Fest.