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Long-Awaited Firefly Trail Takes First Steps in Athens

After nearly seven years of planning, the much anticipated Firefly Trail is finally being built. The Firefly Trail, a proposed 39-mile rail-trail, will be constructed along the now abandoned historic route of the Georgia railroad running from Athens to Union Point. When finished, it will be the 3rd longest trail in the state of Georgia.…

New Nature Trail: Stretches From Athens to Union Point

ATHENS, Ga.– A new nature trail will begin construction in Athens within the year. It’s called the Firefly Trail. It will stretch from Athens all the way to Union Point, GA. The 39 mile trail will wind through rural areas in northeast Georgia and pass by several different cities along way. This includes Maxeys, Crawford,…