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Black Rock Mountain State Park

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Mountain City, GA   Hike: Black Rock Mountain State Park  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Mon, Mar 20 2017  9:30 am >> Mon, Mar 20 2017 5:00 pm  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Fri, Mar 17 2017 7:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Mar 19 2017 11:30 pm
Event Duration:7 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:11 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:2
Number Registered So Far: 3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Black Rock Mountain State Park is Georgia's highest state park and encompasses some of the most outstanding scenery in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.  With 11 miles of trails in the park, we will hike each one of them including:

- James E. Edmond Backcountry Trail (7.2 miles)
- Black Rock Lake Trail (.85 mile)
- Tennessee Rock Trail (2.2 miles)
- Springhouse/Ada-hi Falls Trail (1 mile)
- Norma Campbell Cove Trail (.1 mile)

We plan to hike at a moderate pace and stop for lunch and to take photos along the way.

Trail Map:

Required Items to Bring:

Water or Energy Drinks
Trail Snacks
Good Hiking Shoes/Boots
$5 to Park or GA State Park Pass

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking Poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Black Rock Mountain State Park
3085 Black Rock Mountain Parkway
Mountain City, GA 30562

Lat/Lon: 34.9069220, -83.4083750

Located on Black Rock Mountain Parkway, 3 miles north of Clayton off U.S. Highway 441.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):192Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $76.80 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.

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