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** Spring at Cochran Shoals to Sope Creek
|Event Location:||Chattahoochee River (CNRA) in NW metro Atlanta|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Mar 28 2015 9:00 am >> Sat, Mar 28 2015 11:00 am (Carpool Departure: 8:35 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Mar 27 2015 5:24 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Mar 28 2015 8:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Hike at a moderate pace from the river level of Cochran Shoals to Sope Creek and back.
Carpool: Meet at 8:30 am behind the Starbucks on Johnson Ferry Rd. SE and Paper Mill Rd. (See detailed directions below).
The hike will start at 9:00 o'clock by the bulletin board at the end of the Columns Drive parking lot. We expect to finish by 11:00 pm. We'll begin the hike near the Chattahoochee River and ascend North on a small trail towards Sope Creek, passing by a 19th century family graveyard with moderate climbs. When we reach Sibley pond, we will head East towards the old flour mill by Paper Mill Rd. to take a water break and eat our snacks. Then we will proceed by smaller trails in the Sope Creek area to see the old paper mill that was burned by Union forces during the Civil War (a must see) across the creek, to continue Southwest back to Cochran Shoals.
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||5Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||8:35 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|Carpool Directions:||Log in for directions|
|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $2.00 using a reimbursement rate guideline of $0.400 per mile. The total amount should be divided by the number of people in the vehicle, including the driver. This is a guideline, not a rule, for drivers but the cost should not be higher unless there are extenuating circumstances.|
Dogs are allowed on the trails in the park but must remain on a leash and under the owner's control at all times for the safety of visitors and the dogs themselves. Pet owners are required to clean after their dogs and dispose of the waste properly to help protect the water quality of the river.
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