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Sunday Morning at Island Ford
|Event Location:||ISLAND FORD - Sandy Springs, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Sep 23 2018 8:00 am >> Sun, Sep 23 2018 10:30 am|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Sep 18 2018 6:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Sep 23 2018 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||18|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||17 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please join me for a Sunday morning hike at Island Ford.
We will cover approx. 6 miles in just under 2 1/2 hours. The pace will be moderate with a couple very short water breaks. The Island Ford trails have a few moderate climbs, but nothing too strenuous.
We will meet and start the hike promptly at 8:00 a.m. (sorry, we cannot wait for latecomers) from the first parking lot (Lollipop parking lot). We will begin our hike by doing the Lollipop Loop (almost three miles) and then head to the trail that runs along the river, a quick stop at Visitor's Center, then around the pond and then back to where the cars are parked.
NOTE: Daily Parking fee is $5.00 CASH or display your annual pass.
Water is a must.
Bathrooms are available at the visitor's center but they usually don't open until 9:00
There is a $5.00 daily parking fee at Island Ford unless you have an annual pass. If you need to purchase a day parking pass you can do so at the kiosk as you enter the visitor center parking lot. Annual passes can be purchased at the visitor center
There have been vehicle break-ins - please leave all valuables at home
|How to Get There:|
1906 Island Ford Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA
From northbound US 19 and GA 400
From southbound US 19 and GA 400
Once you enter the main gate the parking lot is immediately on your left.
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