The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, and seven Virginia AT clubs are privileged to host the 38th Biennial Conference of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, with a projected participation of 800+.
Emory & Henry College, located within a few miles from Damascus, VA, the “friendliest town on the trail", will be the center of this very exciting event. Virginia Journeys 2011 will begin on Friday, July 1, 2011 and run through Friday, July 8. Hiking, water sports, biking, workshops and entertainment will fill your week with the pleasures of the beautiful Virginia mountains and fellowship with other A.T. enthusiasts. The conference is offering a variety of activities to entertain and educate your entire family. There will be events suited for children as well as activities for thru-hikers and casual hikers. To relax after a long day of hiking and biking, the conference will be providing local entertainment every evening with a very special guest entertainer on Saturday night.