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All Is Groovy On The Beltline
|Event Type:||Urban Hike|
|Event Location:||Piedmont Park, 14th St. and Piedmont Ave, Atlanta, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jan 27 2019 9:30 am >> Sun, Jan 27 2019 12:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Jan 16 2019 7:30 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Jan 27 2019 9:00 am|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours plus or minus|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Tom Jarosz (Juh'rose)|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||20 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
"All Is Groovy On The Beltline"
Come join us for this Sunday morning urban hike at Piedmont Park & the Beltline.
Our destination will be Krog's Market and back! Along the way we will have a chance to enjoy the park views, Beltline art, and also drop in at the Ponce City Market for a quick rest stop and beverage and/or snack of your choice - you pay for it of course, so bring $$$ :)
What better way to enjoy a Sunday morning!
We will meet promptly at 9:30 AM at the 14th Street gate in Piedmont Park. This gate can be found at the intersection of Piedmont Road and 14th Street. Please give yourself plenty of time to get here, especially if you are not familiar with the neighborhood.
There is plenty of paid parking near the meeting point. I like to park on the side streets near the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. There is a little pocket of free weekend parking that may be available. PLEASE give yourself plenty of time and pay careful attention to the parking signs. Also, give yourself ample time to travel by foot from your parking spot to the meeting point. If you take MARTA to the park, the closest station is Arts Center.
We will start our hike at the 14th Street gate,stroll through Piedmont Park, and glide onto the Beltline Section south for approximately 3-3.5 miles http://beltline.org/trails/eastside-trail/. At the half way mark, we will double back along the Eastside Trail section and re-enter Piedmont Park on the 10th Street side, then continue back to the 14th Street gate that way.
The total hiking distance will be around 6-7 miles at a moderate pace.
Event is weather dependent and at the discretion of the trip leader(s) may be cancelled or rescheduled due to actual or forecasted rain, snow, or cold weather.
Finding our way to Krog's Market
|How to Get There:|
Piedmont Park, Entrance at Piedmont Ave and 14th St NE. Google is great for getting directions from anyplace in the city.
Here is a link to a map of the park. http:// www.piedmontpark.org/visit/park_map.html
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