• Location: Once registered, you will receive directions to trail head
  • 420 West Main St.
  • Blue Ridge, GA 30513
  • Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Email: blueridgearts@gmail.com
  • Phone: 706-632-7785
20202May

Appalachian History and Hike / Aska Trail System

Come hike the trails while learning about our local history. This event is part of the Smithsonian Exhibit, Crossroads: Change in Rural America

Sponsored by Blue Ridge Adventure Wear, Benton-MacKaye Trail Association, and Appalachian Trail Conservancy, History & Hike events will be led by avid hikers Larry Dumas and Ron Zadroga. Each event begins at 10am and are limited to 15 participants. Pre- REGISTRATION required: closes April 28, 2020. After you have signed up, you will receive more information about where you will be meeting, supply list, etc.

Location: Long Branch Loop Trail
Trail Difficulty: EASY - estimated 2.1 miles --- 2-hour hike time
Parking available


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