Island Ford - Fast 5 at 5 Hike
|Event Location:||1978 Island Ford Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30350|
|Date(s) & Time:||Mon, Mar 9 2015 5:00 pm >> Mon, Mar 9 2015 7:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Feb 18 2015 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Mon, Mar 9 2015 3:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Libby G|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||14|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Fast 5 at 5 = Fast 5 miles at 5:00 pm.
We will start our hike from the small parking lot immediately on your left as you come into the park area (just past the front entrance gate). We will do the "lollipop" section, back to the parking lot, then proceed to the Visitor Center and return to the small parking lot walking on the road (which provides a nice finishing incline for a little extra burn). We will keep a quick pace, but this is not a trail run.
|How to Get There:|
From Atlanta, travel north on Highway 400 to Northridge Road - Exit 6.
As you exit, remain in the right lane and cross the highway bridge.
Turn right (north) at the first traffic light to Dunwoody Place.
Continue north for 0.6 mile and turn right (east) on Roberts Drive.
Go for 0.7 mile, crossing beneath Highway 400 to Island Ford Parkway.
Turn right (north) and turn immediately to the left into the small (first) parking lot.
Restrooms are available at the Visitor's Center which is at the end of Island Ford Parkway. Open until 5 pm.
Island Ford phone number is 678-538-1200 and website is www.nps.gov/chat - Island Ford.
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