Area(s): Appalachian Trail in Georgia, Benton MacKaye Trail in Georgia, Duncan Ridge Trail
Date(s): Feb 21, 2014 - Mar 17, 2014
Blue Ridge Ranger District at (706) 745-6928
On March 15-16, 2014, and ultra-marathon trail running event also known as the “Georgia Death Race” is scheduled to be held on the Blue Ridge Ranger District of the Chattahoochee National Forest. This event will utilize portions of the Benton MacKaye Trail, Coosa Backcountry Trail, Duncan Ridge Trail, and Jake and Bull Mtn. Trails as well as National Forest System roads FS251, FS251b, FS58, FS77, FS28-1, FS28-2, FS46, FS83 and FS816. Rest stop stations will be set-up at the intersections of:
-Wolf Creek Road and Coosa Backcountry Trail,
-FS4 and Duncan Ridge Trail (Mulky Gap),
-Benton MacKaye Trail and Skeenah Gap Road (Skeenah Gap),
-Duncan Ridge Trail/Benton MacKaye Trail and GA60,
-FS251 and FS251b, and
- FS58 and FS42.
Visitors should be prepared for higher than normal traffic along these roads, trails, and intersections.