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By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:22 p.m.

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Len Foote Hike Inn

The Len Foote Hike Inn located in Amicalola Falls State Park in northern Georgia is one of the newest, greenest hiking lodges in America. The inn is accessible only by foot over a five-mile hiking trail that begins at the top of Amicalola Falls. Conservation plays a big role in the daily practices of the facility including composting toilets, solar panels, rainwater harvesting, vermiculture and adherence to the principle of “pack in, pack out.”