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Island Ford - Fast 5 at 5 Hike
|Event Location:||1978 Island Ford Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30350|
|Date(s) & Time:||Mon, Oct 17 2016 5:00 pm >> Mon, Oct 17 2016 7:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Sun, Oct 2 2016 4:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Mon, Oct 17 2016 3:30 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Libby G|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||4 / 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 at the Visitor's Center. The Visitor's Center is located all the way down the entrance road to the very end which is about one mile from the entrance off Roberts Drive. We will hike the street for the first mile then venture into the wooded area to complete the hike.
The pace of this hike might be too fast for beginners but not fast enough to be a Fitness Hike. We typically finish in 1 hour and 45 minutes.
|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).
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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