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Saturday Hike: Chattahoochee Bend State Park
|Event Location:||Newnan, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Nov 11 2017 10:00 am >> Sat, Nov 11 2017 3:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 8:45 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Nov 3 2017 6:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Nov 11 2017 6:00 am|
|Event Duration:||5 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Richard A. Zalik|
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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:||10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
This park opened on July 1st 2011 and is Georgia's first new state park since Tallulah Gorge State Park opened in 1993. It occupies 2,900 acres of varied natural land in western Coweta County, with seven miles of river frontage along the Chattahoochee River. Georgia has 45 state parks and this is the fifth largest.
|How to Get There:|
From I-85 North or South near Newnan, take Exit 47 Highway 34 (Bullsboro Boulevard). Go west 0.8 miles. Turn right onto Highway 34 Bypass (M. Farmer Industrial Road) at 4-way stop and go 8.2 miles. Turn right onto Thomas Powers Road and go 2.7 miles to a 4-way stop. The road name changes to Hewlett South Road. Continue straight 0.9 miles. Continue straight onto Bud Davis Road and go 1.9 miles. Turn right onto Flat Rock Road. The road name changes to Bobwhite Way. Continue straight to gated entrance of the park.
We will meet at the office. The address is: Chattahoochee Bend State Park, 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan , GA 30263
GPS Coordinates: N 33.4297220 | W -84.9895480
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||80Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||8:45 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $32.00 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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There is a $5 parking fee unless you have a State Park pass. Share gas expenses with driver.
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