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Morning Hike at Sope Creek (Paper Mill Entrance)
|Event Location:||3760 Paper Mill Road Southeast, Marietta, GA 30067|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Feb 28 2016 9:30 am >> Sun, Feb 28 2016 11:30 am|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Feb 23 2016 9:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Feb 27 2016 10:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Please join me at the Sope Creek section of the Chattahoochee NRA where we will hike about 5 to 6 miles. These are nice and well-marked trails and we will probably travel into the Cochran Shoals side of the park and back along the way.
This is a moderate paced hike (about 2.5 to 3 MPH). Most of the hike is along flat to rolling terrain trails, but we will encounter some hills as well to make this a good workout. We will take a few breaks along the way to regroup as needed, but will try to maintain a good pace.
This hike will be rain or shine, unless it is pouring absolute buckets, or there is lightning. Light rain will not stop us!
We will meet at the entrance that is along Paper Mill Road (see address and GPS coordinates above). You will need $3 cash for a daily parking pass if you don't have an annual Chattahoochee park pass. Please note: there have been auto break-ins at this location (including my car), so be sure not to leave anything tempting visible in your vehicles while we hike!
Dogs are welcome, but must be on leash at all times, per the park rules, and must get along with other dogs. If you have any questions please email/call the trip leader.
|How to Get There:|
GPS - co-ordinates - 33.939515,-84.441905 Approx Physical Address - Sope Creek Parking Area, 3760 Paper Mill Rd SE, Marietta, GA 30067 The physical address is approximate, I suggest using google maps to find directions to the venue. If you haven't been here before, please plan for additional time in case you miss the entrance.
Also, if the parking lot is full, you can continue past it on Paper Mill (heading away from Johnson Ferry) and there is an elementary school about a quarter mile further up, on the same side as Sope Creek, with plenty of space to park.
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