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Sunday Morning Hike at Island Ford
|Event Location:||Sandy Springs, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Dec 23 2018 10:30 am >> Sun, Dec 23 2018 12:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Dec 19 2018 8:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Dec 23 2018 9:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Bill S|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please join me for a morning hike at the Island Ford Recreation Area on the Chattahoochee in Sandy Springs. This is a mullti-faceted park that has trails along the river and up across some hills in the neighboring woods.
The pace on this hike will be moderate but not relaxed (about 2.5-3 mph). We will be keeping a steady pace to try and cover between five and a half and six miles in the time allotted. We'll stop for little breaks as needed at the tops of hills, but generally keep moving and try to get a good workout.
We'll start at the last parking lot at the Visitor Center.at the end of the road. Please arrive a couple of minutes early in case you need to purchase a daily parking pass (if you don't own an annual pass). There is a restroom at this location.
|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
Don't forget to bring $5 cash for a parking pass; change is not available.
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.
This event will be rain or shine, unless there is lightning or torrential downpour making hiking prohibitive or dangerous at this location.