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Silver Comet Trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Smyrna, Georgia
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Feb 23 2018  9:00 am >> Fri, Feb 23 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Feb 19 2018 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Feb 22 2018 8:00 pm
Event Duration:7 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:19 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Ann Howard
Ralph Howard
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Let's walk from Mavel Road to Sailors Parkway and back.

Lunch at La Parilla near Sailors Parkway.

Pace is close to 3.0 mph.

Hard surface and generally flat.

Trailhead has restrooms.

Trailhead Link:

Required Items to Bring:


Positive attitude.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:
  • Take I-285 to EXIT 15 (near mile marker 15) to South Cobb Drive
  • SOUTH COBB DRIVE is Hwy. 280/Smyrna
  • When you come up to South Cobb Drive, head outside of the permiter, AWAY FROM THE LARGE SMOKE STACK, towards the Cobb Civic Center/Chattahoochee Tech/280-NORTH. If you are heading south on I-285, away from I-75, turn right on South Cobb Drive.
  • Once you're on South Cobb Drive, go approximately 1.8 MILES to COOPER LAKE RD - 5TH RED LIGHT from I-285
  • Turn LEFT onto Cooper Lake Road
  • PASS COOPER LAKE (the actual lake will be on the right)
  • The next LEFT IS MAVELL ROAD. It's about .6 miles from South Cobb Drive to Mavell Road
  • PASS NICKAJACK ELEMENTARY School, and the Silver Comet Trailhead will be at the END OF MAVELL ROAD

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