Area(s): Benton MacKaye Trail in Georgia, Aska Trail System, Jake and Bull Mountain Trail System
Date(s): Apr 11, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014
Blue Ridge Ranger District at (706) 745-6928
On May 16-18, the Georgia Jewel will take place on the Blue Ridge Ranger District in Union and Fannin Counties. The race route will utilize portions of the Coosa Backcountry Trail, Duncan Ridge Trail, Benton MacKaye Trail, and Aska Trail System. In addition, there will be several rest/aid stations set-up at the Deep Gap Trailhead, intersection of Benton MacKaye Trail and Stanley Creek Road, Shallowford Bridge, Wilscot Gap, Skeenah Gap, Fish Gap, Whiteoak Stomp near FS39, and the intersection of FS107 and the Coosa Backcountry Trail. Please use caution in these areas.
On May 31, 2014, the Atomic Adventure Race will take place on the Blue Ridge Ranger District in Lumpkin County. The race route will utilize the Jake and Bull Mountain Trail Complex. Visitors should be cautious of race participants in these areas and use caution when travelling on Forest Roads and trails in this area.