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Saturday Morning Hike at Cherokee Trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Stone Mountain Park   Hike: Saturday Morning Hike at Cherokee Trail    National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 11 2017  9:00 am >> Sat, Mar 11 2017 12:00 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Mar 9 2017 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Mar 11 2017 8:00 am
Event Duration:3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:7.5 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Let's enjoy Spring at the Cherokee Trail, going to the top of the mouintain after we go around Stone Mountain. This is a nice, wooded trail with plenty of lake views. We will hike approximately 7.5 miles keeping a moderate to fast pace with few rest stops. The direction will be counterclockwise.

The meeting point is outside the restrooms at the Confederate Hall (where people climbing the mountain normally start).

There is a $10 parking fee to enter the park. However, free public parking is available in Stone Mountain Village. See directions below. If you park outside, be at least 15 minutes earlier to make the walk into the park. 

(Thank you Tony C. for the picture!)

Required Items to Bring:

• Hiking boots/shoes that grip well
• Water

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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Directions: To the rear entrance: From I-285 take U.S. Hwy 78 East (Snellville/Athens) exit. Take Exit 5, stay right for a half mile and then exit to E. Ponce/Stone Mtn. Village. At the end of the ramp turn left. Drive a mile or so into town. Turn left on East Mountain (you will see a German Restaurant on your right) and go straight until you get to the entrance.    

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