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Vogel State Park (Bear Hair Gap Trail)

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  • Come Join us for a fun-filled day with Hike Georgia - Event is limited to the first 30 members that signup!

    Where: Vogel State Park

    405 Vogel State Park Road, Blairsville , GA 30512

    Start the day with a self guided 1+ mile hike around Lake Trahlyta and down to the picturesque falls at the end of the lake. After enjoy a BBQ and fellowship with your Hike Georgia friends. Stay as long as you like, there are several trials at the park, also putt-putt golf(additional cost) and a museum.

    When: Saturday, October 19,[masked]:00 AM to 5:00 PM



    Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided along with the condiments to go with them. The rest is pot luck bring a one dish and a drink (non alcoholic) to share with the group, like potato or macaroni salad, coke, chips, cookies, all the fixens need for a BBQ. Please reply on this page with item your bringing, So the next person can see what they should bring along.

    So come along, bring your family or a friend and enjoy a awesome park and a beautiful Autumn day.

    Gear For Hiking: Dress appropriately, hiking boots, tennis shoes, fishing vest.

    Trails at Vogel:

    0.8 Mile Partial Loop
    Average Travel Time: 1 Hour
    Foot Travel Only.

    12.9-Miles Partial Loop
    Average Travel Time: 9 Hours
    Foot Travel Only.

    4.1-Mile Partial Loop
    Average Travel Time: 4 Hours
    Foot Travel Only.

    1.0 Mile Loop
    Average Travel Time: 1 Hour
    Foot Travel Only.






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  • Lars

    Nadene, We are only 3 people signed up for this hike so I have asked Dan to cancel it. As an alternative you can do the Dockery Lake Trial. As for the camping I will stay at DeSoto Falls Campground but I'm flexible based on others that my camp on the Dockery Lake hike.

    October 18, 2013

  • Nadene

    I would like to camp. Anyone else?

    October 18, 2013

  • Lars

    Ron, I just checked and camping at Vogel is sold out. There is DeSoto Falls Campground a few miles south on 129. Its first come, first served, no reservation site. Looks nice.

    October 17, 2013

  • Ron S.

    Anyone tent camping or is there tent camping available ? Would love to bring my daughter for this event.

    October 17, 2013

  • Lars

    Dan asked me to be the point of contact for this event. I plan to camp at Vogel and do the Andrew's Cove on Sunday. Conni, are you still going to camp? Since we are a small group we can discuss what hike to pick. 6 are currently signed up, are you all still on?
    Hope to see you at Vogel.

    October 16, 2013

  • Lexi H.

    Hi! Who is organizing this event? Thank you!

    October 6, 2013

    • Lars

      Dan, Have you decided yet? If you are running the event let me know if you need any help.

      October 14, 2013

    • Dan

      Yes, I have a prior commitment I can't switch around. I will leave the event up. Lars, that would be great if you could he the point of contact. You can dowload a trail map from the link above. Enjoy the day.

      October 16, 2013

  • Dee

    I would like to carpool. Live in Gwinnett. Lilburn area. Let me know please. Thanks.

    October 8, 2013

  • Conni

    Do you know how long the hike is? I think I'll camp with my small dog and would love for him to join if its not too intense of a hike

    August 25, 2013


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