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Red Top Mountain - Three Trails

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Red Top Mtn State Park, about 25 miles NW of Atlanta   Hike: Red Top Mountain - Three Trails  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Dec 4 2018  9:00 am >> Tue, Dec 4 2018 2:30 pm
Registration Opens: Fri, Nov 30 2018 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Dec 3 2018 7:00 pm
Event Duration:5 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:12.6 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Ann Howard
Ralph Howard
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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:3
Number Registered So Far: 9 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


We will meet at the store.  We will complete the Homestead Trail, Sweet Gum Trail, and Iron Hill Trail (along with the campground connector trail).

We will be hiking at a moderate pace to fast pace, averaging between 2.5 to 3.0 mph.  No running :)

Trail map pdf:

Required Items to Bring:

Water, hiking boots or shoes appropriate for hiking.  


When parking be prepared to pay $5.00 cash per vehicle or display a current GA State Parks annual parking pass.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking poles, hat.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:


- Take I- 75 North and get off at Exit 285, "Red Top Mtn Rd." (This exit is about 25 miles north of the I-75/ I-285 interchange in NW Atlanta).
- Turn Right onto Red Top Mtn Rd and go about 2 miles to the Red Top Mountain State Park Visitor Center & store on your left.  (En route you'll cross an old bridge over a portion of Lake Allatoona.)
We will be at the store.
GPS users:  Latitude 34.14806  Longitude -84.70704

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