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Little Mulberry Park (not so little!) on a Saturday
|Event Location:||3855 Fence Rd., Auburn, GA 30011|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Mar 24 2018 9:00 am >> Sat, Mar 24 2018 12:30 pm (Carpool Departure: 8:20 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Mar 22 2018 8:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Mar 24 2018 6:00 am|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate (Exploratory)|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||16|
|Minimum Group Size:||6|
|Number Registered So Far:||7 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Note: This is an "EXPLORATORY" trip. This means that there are parts of this trip, or perhaps the whole trip, that is new to your Trip Leader(s). However, they are confident that this will not be an issue.
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This Gwinnett county park is a must if you've never seen it. We may be lucky to see its awesome spring blooms as the weather promises to be most condusive. Don't let the name mislead you - - it isn't little! It's an expansive park, the trails are well-maintained, and it's beautiful! I'm quite familiar with the trails, but I'm designating the event as exploratory because there may be some previously unexplored trails we might want to check out. The entire trail system is a little over 15 miles.
We'll meet just beyond the parking lot off of Fence Road - - near the bathrooms. Just park and walk forward to the only building in sight.
We'll move at a moderate pace, with stops along the way for water, a snack, and photos. We want to cover most of the trail system, which will be between 8 and 9 miles, in 3.5 hours, so we'll have to keep moving. There is such a wide variety of things to see here, including forested trails, equestrian trails, overlooks and a huge, gorgeous lake.
Bring a snack or light lunch with you. There is a really nice overlook with a great view that we can stop at for a few minutes to eat. Also, be sure to have plenty of water. The temperatures are cooling down, but dehydration is always a danger. Poles are recommended for people who like to use them.
|How to Get There:|
Park Location: 3855 Fence Road, Auburn, GA 30019
From I-85, drive North
1. Turn left to merge onto I-85 North. Drive 4.8 miles
2. Take exit 106 to merge onto GA 316/University Pkwy toward Lawrenceville/Athens. Drive 10.5 miles
3. Turn left onto Fence Road. Drive 5.5. miles
4. Turn left to stay on Fence Road. Destination on left, 404 feet
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||44Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||8:20 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $17.60 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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