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For the Trailblazers of Today
History. Art. And the Great Outdoors.
Leaving behind a legacy of art, writings, and an appreciation of nature’s beauty, American naturalist William Bartram’s southern journey found miles of unexplored beauty. With waterfalls and spectacular views nestled in the mountains of Georgia and Western North Carolina and the Appalachian Trail, take a hike through history and experience the beauty of northeast Georgia and North Carolina in the footsteps of William Bartram.
Known as a pioneer of wilderness preservation and exploration, William Bartram navigated uncharted territories on foot and forged relationships with Native American tribes in the area, all of which he recorded in his published journal “Bartram Travels”.
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Due to the severe storms we have received over the past few months, there are several bridges down or in disrepair. We are working with the U.S. Forest Service and BRBTC volunteers to try to get these repaired or replaced. Please use caution in the following areas. If you see areas of the trail that…
Hiking Map of North Carolina’s Bartram Trail
An overview of the 80+ miles of the yellow-blazed Bartram Trail in North Carolina, the blue-blazed side trails, and all topographic features.
Printed in full color on waterproof/tear-proof paper.
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