Second Saturday Hike-Laurel Ridge Trail

Helen, GA





2nd Saturday of each month (may vary during Hunting season)


9:00am - 11:00am


Smithgall Woods
61 Tsalaki Trail
Helen, GA 30545
(GPS is not accurate for this address - call for directions)


$5 park pass per vehicle or Friend's Annual Pass


Take a guided hike through the captivating scenery of Smithgall Woods on the Laurel Ridge Trail. Guided hikes will be offered every second Saturday of the month (weather permitting). Throughout the year, hikes will rotate through the various trails located throughout Smithgall. This 2 mile hike will feature ridgeline views, mountain coves, and high elevation species like the Chestnut and Blackjack oaks. Everyone is welcome, however, due to seating limitations, guided tours are restricted to 14 persons. All ages welcome. No pets. Please call the Visitor's Center for reservations and information.




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It’s the charm of Bavaria, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.