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West Rim Trail, Cloudland Canyon

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Cloudland Canyon State Park
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Dec 14 2017  11:00 am >> Thu, Dec 14 2017 1:30 pm  (Carpool Departure: 9:20 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Sun, Dec 10 2017 10:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Dec 14 2017 6:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:4.8 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


West Rim Loop Trail 4.8-mile loop. Rated moderate.The West Rim Loop Trail is one of the most scenic hiking trails in the Southeast. Beginning at the Daniels Creek Bridge and climbing out of the canyon onto the plateau, the trail provides magnificent views of Trenton, Georgia, neighboring Sand Mountain, and of Cloudland Canyon itself. Cottages and walk-in campsites are accessible via this trail. Passing over varied terrain, most of the hike is moderately difficult, becoming strenuous on several short sections.

Required Items to Bring:

Sunscreen, Water, Snacks, Lunch, Good hiking boots

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Extra warm clothes, maybe rain gear

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Busbee/Town Center Park & Ride Lot 3321 Busbee Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144 Head west on Busbee Dr NW 0.4 mi Use the middle lane to turn left onto Chastain Rd NW 0.1 mi Turn right to merge onto I-75 N 0.3 mi Follow I-75 N to Resaca. Take exit 320 from I-75 N 41 min (48.9 mi) Follow GA-136 W to Cloudland Canyon Park Rd in Rising Fawn 58 min (46.6 mi) Cloudland Canyon State Park 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd, Rising Fawn, GA 3073

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):195Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 9:20 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $78.00 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.


There is a $5 entrance fee per vehicle to enter the park.

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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.

If we have bad road conditions.