National Trails Day

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Join in the fun at Vogel State Park for the annual celebration on National Trails Day. Activities will include trail work, family friendly hikes, an invasive plant eradication project, a covered dish picnic luncheon, and a brief program.

Please select one of the three events taking place between 9 am and noon below and meet your group in the parking lot beside the lake. Note: Luncheon attendees - please bring a covered dish to share. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Trail work on the Bear Hair Trail Lawson Herron - GATC 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Invasive Plant Eradication Eric Graves - GATC 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Family Friendly Hike George Owen - GATC, MHH, BMTA and Dylan Becker 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Covered Dish Luncheon and Program Welcome to Vogel - Matthew Wardlaw, Assistant Manager of Vogel State Park Recognition of Groups** - Joe Boone Presentation on Trail Plants Conservation Door Prize Drawing 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Club specific meetings as needed GATC prospective member orientation 1:30pm - Closing: Enjoy the Outdoors! Thanks to Joe Boone and Dayton Miller for organizing National Trails Day 2017 and to Melanie Spamer & Kathy Chastain - GATC and Candy Retter - MHH for organizing the luncheon. **Special recognition to invited guests Andy Baker, USFS District Ranger BRRD; Don Hicks, GATC President; Bob Ruby, BMTA Past President; Richard Sullivan MHH President; Darcy Douglas, SEFTC President; Sue Harmon, GFW Board Member; and GA Program Manager, SAWS. Thanks to the members of the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club (GATC), the Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA), Mountain High Hikers (MHH), and Georgia Forest Watch (GFW).

Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 706-745-2628

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Vogel State Park
405 Vogel State Park Road
Blairsville, GA United States 30512

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GPS Coordinates:

N 34.765883 | W -083.925416
Located 11 miles south of Blairsville via Highway 19/129.


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Vogel State Park
405 Vogel State Park Road
Blairsville, GA 30512 View Details


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Vogel State Park