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Dolls Head Trail at Constitution Lakes Park - Southside

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: DeKalb County park near I-285 & I-675 intersection - Southside   Hike: Dolls Head Trail at Constitution Lakes Park - Southside  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Mon, Oct 31 2016  11:00 am >> Mon, Oct 31 2016 12:30 pm
Registration Opens: Fri, Oct 28 2016 4:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Oct 31 2016 10:00 am
Event Duration:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy (Exploratory)
Distance:2 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Ron Walker
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
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: No

Note: This is an "EXPLORATORY" trip. This means that there are parts of this trip, or perhaps the whole trip, that is new to your Trip Leader(s). However, they are confident that this will not be an issue.
This note is here so that you can make an informed decision. When a Trip Leader isn't personally familiar with a trip, there is an increased chance of things not going as planned and you need to be prepared. The Trip Leader may have additional details in the itinerary.



OVERVIEW: Doll’s Head Trail is part of Constitution Lakes Park, a scenic 100 acre wetlands park on the southside (near the I-675 / I-285 interchange) that provides an excellent habitat and nesting area for dozens of bird species.


The park is best known for its numerous birds and other wild critters and its botanical and aquatic beauty.


The lesser known Doll's Head trail is a loop off the main trail containing discarded doll parts and other trash that was littered around the site. It is now arranged as an art project around the trail.

EVENT PACE and PLAN: We will take a slow walk around the trails, stopping to enjoy the "art".  The total length is about 2 miles.



Lunch - Please join us for an optional lunch after the hike at "Southern Comfort Resturant", about 2 miles from the trailhead.


Thanks to Charlie Cottingham for the original bird hike writeup at this location.



Required Items to Bring:

• Wear comfortable Walking Shoes or Hiking Boots

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:



1. Drive south on I-285 South about 6 miles and get off to your right at Exit #53 "Moreland Ave."

2. Turn Right (northward) onto GA-42 N/ Moreland Ave/ US-23 N and go 1.1 mile to the second traffic light at South River Ind. Blvd.

3. Turn Right (eastward) at this traffic light (just before the "Nalley Truck Parts/ Peterbilt" sign) then bear Right almost immediately onto the gravel park entrance road (no signs here) and continue about 200 yards to the free parking lot.    

from your point of origin to the above-mentioned Moreland Ave. traffic light that adjoins the Constitution Lakes entrance road, go to and input as your destination the following "dummy address":
2600 U.S. 23, Atlanta, GA 30316

FOR GPS NAVIGATION you can also use the above address or input the following Lat/Lon coordinates as your destination:


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