Dahlonega, Georgia
Southern Gateway to the Appalachian Trail


2023 Program

 

 
General Festival Activities

Hancock Park

Thursday, September 14

7:00-9:00 pm
  Outdoor Adventure Trivia at Shenanigans Irish Pub
Hosted by Thru Hiker Murray Lamb and Trail Fest chairman Tom Lamb

Saturday, September 16

7:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
6:00 pm
6:15 pm
10:00 pm
  Booth Setup
Booths open
Beer Tent opens
Booths close
Elena Goodrow Concert
Beer Tent closes

Speakers

Hancock Park Pavillion Main Stage

Saturday, September 17


10:00 am
11:00 pm
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
  "Seeing the Forest Through the Eye of the Native Americans" - Mark Warren (This is a guided walk. Sign up at Mark Warren's booth)
"Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of the Benton MacKaye Trail" - Ken Cisna
"The Forestís Gifts of Food, Medicine and Craft As Practiced By the Native Americans" - Mark Warren
"Walks of Discovery" - Mark Clegg
"Appalachian Trail 2,000 Milers" - AT Long Distance Hiker panel
"Seeing the Forest Through the Eye of the Native Americans" - Mark Warren (This is a guided walk. Sign up at Mark Warren's booth)
"The Appalachian Trail in Georgia" - Jay Dement

Other Activities

Saturday, September 17
 
Appalachian Trail Experience - Hancock Park: Hike from Georgia to Maine and learn about each state that the AT goes through


On your own - Hike on the historic Appalachian Trail at Woody Gap. Two hikes. Pick up a map at Trail Fest Booth.


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Updated on September 14, 2023
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