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Lollipop Lollipop - Fast Workout After Work

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Island Ford Chattahoochee National Park   Hike: Lollipop Lollipop - Fast Workout After Work  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Apr 4 2017  6:00 pm >> Tue, Apr 4 2017 8:00 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Mar 30 2017 4:36 pm
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Apr 4 2017 5:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:6 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Mike S
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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: 4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


We'll do a a double loop of the Lollipop trail with a trip to the river and back to finish up.  Covering about 6.5 miles and 550 ft of elvation gain in 2 hours.  This will be a fast paced hike, averaging over 3.0 mph.  

We'll meet at the first parking lot, on the left, inside Island Ford National Park.  The hike will start at 6:00  (sorry, we cannot wait for latecomers).  

You must bring Water.

Bathrooms and parking passes are available at the Island Ford Visitor Center until 5:00 pm -  go about one mile, from the park entrance, until the road ends.  Arrive early to allow time for restrooms or if you need a parking pass.  From the Visitor Center, head back towards the park entrance to the first parking lot (it is just inside the front gate to the park)

There is a $3.00 daily parking fee unless you have an annual pass.  If you need to purchase a day parking pass you can do so at the kiosk at the visitor center parking lot.  Annual passes can be purchased from 9:00 to 5:00 at the visitor center for $35.

There have been vehicle break-ins - please leave all valuables at home

Required Items to Bring:

Hiking shoes/boots


Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Dry shirt for after the hike.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

1998 Island Ford Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA

From northbound US 19 and GA 400
- Take exit #6 (Northridge Road).
- Coming off the exit, stay in the right lane, cross over GA 400, and turn right onto Dunwoody Place.
- Go 0.5 miles to Roberts Drive.
- Turn right and proceed 0.7 miles to the park entrance on your right.

From southbound US 19 and GA 400
- Take exit #6 (Northridge Road)
- Continue straight ahead at the traffic light onto Dunwoody Place.
- Go 0.5 miles to Roberts Drive.
- Turn right and proceed 0.7 miles to the park entrance on your right.

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