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Hike at Gold Branch with Lunch at the Cuban Diner

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Marietta   Hike:  Hike at Gold Branch with Lunch at the Cuban Diner  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 24 2018  10:00 am >> Sat, Mar 24 2018 12:00 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Mar 22 2018 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Mar 24 2018 8:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Bill S
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:4
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Are Dogs Permitted: No


We will hike in the morning to beat the rain and then have an optional lunch at the Cuban Diner: a great place for Cuban food.

If this sounds good to you join us for a mid morning fun hike at Gold Branch on the Chattahoochee.  We will start the hike at a moderate pace and hike up to the ridge.  We then go along the top of the ridge to the back of the park before decending to hike along Bull Sluice lake.   The trail will take us up and down several hills before leading back to the parking lot. 

After the hike we will have an optional  lunch at The Cuban Diner.   This place is known for authentic cuban food and it has a good following.  More information is at

There is a parking fee at this location and there are no restrooms.  Do not leave your valubles visable in your car.



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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Coming from downtown Atlanta drive north on Roswell Road; 0.8 miles past I 285 turn left onto Johnson Ferry Road and drive 3.8 miles.  (Note that Johnsons Ferry bears left at Abernathy.) After you cross the river yout turn right onto Lower Roswell Road at Tijuana Joe's and drive 2.2 miles. Turn right at the park sign. 


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