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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-Three Forks to Hickory Flat

BMT: Three Forks to Hickory Flat on the AT, along FS road to No Name Bald and back on BMT. DOG-FRIENDLY HIKE (adult humans may bring a leashed dog).

Moderate 7 miles. Hoping we’ll get some nice fall colors. Plus Long Creek and Long Creek Falls. Contact Hike Leader Ken Cissna at


Nov 10 2023


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