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Silver Comet Trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Powder Springs, GA
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Mar 2 2018  9:00 am >> Fri, Mar 2 2018 4:00 pm
Registration Opens: Fri, Feb 23 2018 10:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Mar 1 2018 8:00 pm
Event Duration:7 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Distance:21.7 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: 4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Let's walk from Sailors Parkway to (Hiram) Paulding Chamber of Commerce. Mile marker 9.3 to 19.4.  And then back.  Plus the walk to lunch :)

There is a Waffle House and a Kroger nearby for our lunch destination.  There is also a Ruby Tuesday and La Cocina.  Hope abounds.

Pace is close to 3.0 mph.

Hard surface and generally flat.  

Trailhead has restrooms.

Trailhead Link:

Required Items to Bring:


Money or food.

Positive attitude.

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How to Get There:
Event Directions:
  • Find the intersection of EAST-WEST CONNECTOR/BARRETT PKWY/POWDER SPRINGS ROAD. This is a large 4-way intersection with a Waffle House on the corner
  • Take POWDER SPRINGS ROAD heading to Powder Springs, and away from Marietta
    • if you're coming from the East-West Connector, you'll take a left on Powder Springs Road
    • if you're coming from Barrett Pkwy, take a right on Powder Springs Road
  • The trailhead is 2.3 MILES from the East-West Connector/Barrett Pkwy/Powder Springs Road intersection
  • Note: Powder Springs Road will veer off to the left, and Richard D. Sailors Pkwy will be straight ahead. Stay straight on Richard D. Sailors Pkwy. (The trailhead is a very short distance from this intersection)
  • The trailhead is on the LEFT SIDE OF RICHARD D. SAILORS PKWY, just down from the QT, and across the street from the UNITED COMMUNITY BANK

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