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BMTA normally schedules four or five hikes per month, some “leisure” hikes that are shorter and easier and some 5 to 8 miles and of moderate difficulty. In addition, we have occasional backpacking hikes and more difficult ones that might be called “hardy hikes.” Occasionally we co-sponsor hikes with other organizations. Some, but not all, of our hikes are “dog friendly.” Although more hikes are in Georgia than the other states, you will find hikes in all three BMT states: Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

*Please refer to: BMTA COVID-19 Hiker Guidelines and Hiker Guidelines.

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BMT from Highway 60 to the Suspension Bridge and back

Dog friendly hike (adult humans may bring a leashed dog). Moderate 7.4 miles.  Lunch by the Toccoa River and the BMT’s iconic Suspension Bridge. Hike Leader Ken Cissna.  For more information contact


Sep 26 2022


All Day