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Beautiful Morning at Island Ford -- Visitors Center
|Event Location:||Sandy Springs GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jul 2 2017 9:00 am >> Sun, Jul 2 2017 11:30 am|
|Registration Opens:||Sat, Jul 1 2017 6:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Jul 2 2017 9:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Sue M.|
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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:||8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Please join me for a hike on the beautiful trails of the Island Ford unit of the Chattahoochee River Natl Recreation Area (CRNRA). We will be hiking at a steady but moderate pace along the river, up into the woods and then 1 lap on the lollipop loop. There are some moderate climbs but nothing too hard.
---If you can go the distance but not at a fast pace then this IS the hike for you !!
This is not a fast fitness hike !!
We will meet at the Visitor Center. See below for directions.
Please note that there is a $3 cash parking fee unless you have an annual Chattahoochee River Rec parking pass. If you would like an annual pass please know that the Visitor Center will be open for you to purchase one.
There are bathrooms in the visitors center.
Please feel free to bring your dog but know that, per park rules, all dogs must be on a leash.
|How to Get There:|
DIRECTIONS for DRIVERS proceeding NORTHBOUND on GA400 from the GA400/I285 Interchange
1. Take GA400 to exit #6 (Northridge Road) Bear right to loop around the exit, stay in the right lane, cross over GA 400 and immediately turn right at the light onto Dunwoody Place.
DIRECTIONS for DRIVERS proceeding SOUTHBOUND on GA400 from Alpharetta/Roswell
1. Take GA400 southbound to exit #6 (Northridge Road). Bear right to loop around the exit and at the traffic light continue straight ahead onto Dunwoody Place.
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Physical address is::
1978 Island Ford Parkway
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