Valley of the Giants Hike Participants


Our calendar is updated frequently, so check back often!

Register to Receive ForestWatch E-Alerts

2018 Outings

(To register for a hike, click on the “Learn More” link if one is provided)

  • Saturday, October 20th:  Rich Slopes near Monticello (dog-friendly) Hike – with Dr. JP Schmidt Learn More
  • Saturday, October 20th:  Stonewall Falls Trail (dog-friendly) Hike – with Marie Dunkle Learn More
  • Saturday, November 3rd:  Invasive Species Hike and Removal in the Cohutta Wilderness – with Jess Riddle Learn More
  • Sunday, November 4th:  Mount Yonah Hike – with Ted Doll Learn More
  • Wednesday, November 7th:  Appalachian Trail – Dicks Creek Gap to Powell Mountain (dog-friendly) Hike  – with Board Member Melanie Vickers
  • Saturday, December 1st:  Dog-friendly Hike on the Appalachian Trail – with District Leader Tom Colkett

Please note: ForestWatch outings are very popular and fill up fast, often within 24 hours! Registration information is sent out through our “ForestWatch E-Alerts” system.  Click here to register for our E-alerts system.

How to register for a  ForestWatch hike: Once an outing alert has been sent, you can register for that hike by: 1) clicking on the registration link in the alert;  2) clicking on the “Learn More” link after the hike information above; or 3) contacting the office (PH: 706-867-0051, or email:  Remember that Georgia ForestWatch members are given priority on our outings and will be sent hike alerts (with registration information) four days in advance of non-members.  Please consider becoming a member!

We will see you on the trails!

2018 Events:

  • October 6th: Annual Fall Retreat & Membership Meeting at Vogel State Park.  Thank y’all for attending!

2018 Board Meetings:

  • January 23rd
  • May 1st
  • July 24th
  • October 23rd

(Please note these dates are subject to change. Please email us at if you are a member and interested in attending.)