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National Trails Day
June 4, 2016| $20
AMERICAN HIKING SOCIETY’S NATIONAL TRAILS DAY ®
ANNUAL APPALACHIAN TRAIL WORK DAY
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Come celebrate the 23rd anniversary of National Trails Day (20th year locally) in the Smokies on the Appalachian Trail. This fun workday only comes around once a year, and you don’t want to miss it. Please get your registration in as soon as possible.
Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Southern Regional Office of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Smoky Mountains Hiking Club, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park are pleased to coordinate another Annual Appalachian Trail Work Day in Great Smoky Mountains National Park on National Trails Day. We invite you to participate in helping us take care of the AT in the GSMNP. This year also marks the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service, and our contributions to stewardship of our national parks have never been more important.
The AT Maintainers Committee of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy are responsible for maintaining the A.T. and its facilities in Great Smoky Mountains National Park on a continuing basis. With your help on National Trails Day, important trail maintenance projects are completed that otherwise would not be accomplished; these improvements make the Appalachian Trail in the Smokies safer and more enjoyable for the thousands of hikers who use the trail each year.
$20 if postmarked by May 15th; $25 after May 15th.
Download the registration form here.
Registering early helps the Crew Assignment Committee get workers placed in work groups and increases your chance of being assigned to your hike/work preference. Workers will receive a commemorative t-shirt and a picnic at day’s end. See the registration form for details!
Closing picnic will be at Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area.
Any questions, call or email Phyllis Henry at (865) 577-2604 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
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