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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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Hike to “The Narrows of the Hiwassee River” on a remote section of the BMT

See the flower, Ruth’s Golden Aster, a tiny cave, magnificent river potholes and other unusual rock formations.  Moderate 5 miles. Contact Hike Leaders Clare and Ed Sullivan at


Sep 12 2023


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