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Saturday at Sweetwater

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Lithia Springs, Ga   Hike: Saturday at Sweetwater    National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 21 2018  9:00 am >> Sat, Apr 21 2018 12:00 pm
Registration Opens: Wed, Apr 18 2018 6:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Apr 21 2018 8:30 am
Event Duration:3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:8 Miles
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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
Number Registered So Far: 11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Sweetwater Creek Park - We will start at the visitors center and hike various trails (white, red, yellow, orange, brown, blue) for about an 8 mile hike. Estimated time about 3 hours though may be slightly under/over. 


We will hike at a steady moderate pace with a few water/snack breaks.  THere is some elevation at Sweetwater but we will take any uphills slow - there is one extended killer incline on the yellow trail  - it isn't very steep but it does seem to go on forever.   We will be hiking at a moderate pace - not super fast, not slow. 


$5.00 fee for parking pass unless you have an annual GA State Parks pass




Required Items to Bring:


$5.00 cash for parking (unless you have annual GA State Parks pass)

Hiking shoes/boots

Poles if desired


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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Take I-20 west to exit 44 (Thornton Road). Make a left on Thornton Road (South) and then a right onto Blairs Bridge Road. Travel 2.1 miles to Mount Vernon Road and make a left. Drive about one mile to the park entrance and make a left on Factory Shoals Road. Drive about half a mile to the parking lot near the visitor's center.

Sweetwater Creek State Park 1750 Mt. Vernon Road Lithia Springs , GA 30122



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