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Burnt Hickory Flat and Over Kennesaw 6.5
|Event Location:||Burnt Hickory Road Parking Lot - NOT Visitors Center|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Dec 23 2017 7:45 am >> Sat, Dec 23 2017 9:45 am|
|Registration Opens:||Sun, Dec 17 2017 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Dec 23 2017 6:45 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Tricia Saul|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Start your Holiday weekend off with an early D3†at Kennesaw Mountain for a hike that will include a mix of terrain and also a visit to its historic summit. (1 pass over the mountain) Followed by brunch, optional at† Gabrielís Restaurant & Bakery.†
This is a FAST hike - 3.5 miles+ per hour.
We will start at Burnt Hickory doing a .5 on New Salem Church Trail on the Burnt Hickory side of the park, then we go up the stairs and cross Burnt Hickory Rd to Camp Brumby Trail. We will take this trail around the base of mountain to the visitor center. Donít worry, there are some hills to get your heart pumping right away. We will take a short break at visitor center to regroup. Now the real workout starts, we will then proceed up Kennesaw Mountain to Little Kennesaw and then to Pigeon Hill and down to the parking lot at Burnt Hickory for a 6.5 mile loop.
Meet at Burnt Hickory parking lot at 7:35 (Also called Nose Creek Trail parking lot).† No BATHROOMS†at this location - but we will stop at the Vistor's Center half way through the hike.
|How to Get There:|
NOTE:†Parking lot is small. Allow for extra time to circle around for parking space.
Drive from Atlanta on I 75 to Exit 269. At the bottom of the ramp turn left on Barrett Parkway and proceed approximately 4.5 miles. Turn left on Burnt Hickory Rd and proceed approximately 1.4 miles. Parking lot will be on the right.
Alternate Directions from Downtown Marietta:† Hwy 120 (Dallas Hwy) from downtown Marietta† thru traffic light, right on Burnt Hickory, parking lot 1.5 miles down on left.
Gabrielís Restaurant & Bakery
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