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Friday After Work Hike: Sope Creek Loop

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Chattahoochee National Recreation Area Sope Creek parking lot   Hike: Friday After Work Hike: Sope Creek Loop  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Nov 2 2018  5:00 pm >> Fri, Nov 2 2018 6:30 pm
Registration Opens: Tue, Oct 30 2018 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Nov 2 2018 2:00 pm
Event Duration:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Distance:3 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Richard A. Zalik
Joyce T.
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


We will do a short loop starting at the parking lot. The trails have very little elevation change and the gradients are moderate.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Water. Good hiking shoes.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Coming from downtown Atlanta drive north on I 75 until Exit 261. Take a right to East Delk Road. After a little over a mile, Delk Rd. dead ends at Terrell Mill. Turn left on Terrell Mill for about one mile, until you reach Paper Mill Rd. Turn right on Paper Mill Rd. and proceed another mile or so. The parking lot will be on your right.


$5 parking fee per car.

Sunset is at 6:44 pm. 

There is alternative parking at  Sope Creek Elementary School, 3320 Paper Mill Rd SE, Marietta, GA 30067, which is 0.6 miles away (a 15 minute walk).

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