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Saturday Morning at East Palisades - Indian Trail Entrance
|Event Location:||Indian Trail Entrance, East Palisades Unit - Chattahoochee NRA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Sep 9 2017 8:45 am >> Sat, Sep 9 2017 11:00 am|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Sep 8 2017 9:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Sep 9 2017 2:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||14|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Join me for a Saturday morning hike at the East Palisades section of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
East Palisades is one of the most beautiful of all the CNRA units. Indian Trail offers several miles of trails that connect to a scenic overlook that offers excellent views of the Devil's Racecourse Shoals. We will hike 5.5 to 6 miles including sections along the river as well as a few steep, rugged areas at a moderate pace.
We will leave promptly at 8:30 am and will hike through the bamboo forest, which is always an awesome sight, especially for first timers and explore the cave nearby. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to get settled and for introductions.
Please remember to bring $3 cash for the National Park Service parking fee. Alternatively, it's a better deal to get an annual pass if you plan to visit any of the 17 or so Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area parks more than 8 times over the next 12 months. Annual pass cost is $35.
The following is a link to get annual passes online. https://www.pay.gov/paygov/forms/formInstance.html?agencyFormId=11655368
If you bring your dog, he/she should be able to keep up with the group and interact well with other dogs and people. The Chattahoochee NRA requires that owners keep their dogs on a leash and clean up after their pets on the trails. A maximum of four dogs will be permitted on this hike on a first to sign up basis.
|How to Get There:|
We'll meet at the Indian Trail entrance to the unit.
From eastbound Interstate 285
From westbound Interstate 285
Remember to bring $3.00 cash for a parking pass, unless you have an annual pass to the CNRAreas.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.