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Monday Morning at Island Ford (Beginners Welcome)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Sandy Springs, GA   Hike: Monday Morning at Island Ford (Beginners Welcome)  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Mon, Feb 11 2019  10:00 am >> Mon, Feb 11 2019 12:00 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Feb 7 2019 3:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Feb 11 2019 7:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:4.5 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 19 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Come join us for a nice morning hike at Island Ford! We will enjoy many of the trails at this beautiful park. We'll move at a moderate pace as we take in the sites there!

We are parking in the first lot on your left as you enter the Park.  We aill start on time, so please arrive 10 minutes early to buy a parking pass and to meet your fellow hikers. (This park requires a $5 parking fee, so if you don't have an annual pass, be sure to bring $5 cash.)


We will pass the Visitor Center during our hike, so if needed, we can take a quick bathroom break. 


Required Items to Bring:

Comfortables shoes or hiking boots and Water
$5.00 or your annual pass 

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Hiking poles if you have them

Clothing appropriate to the weather

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

From northbound US 19 and GA 400
- Take exit #6 (Northridge Road).
- Coming off the exit, stay in the right lane, cross over GA 400, and turn right onto Dunwoody Place.
- Go 0.5 miles to Roberts Drive.
- Turn right and proceed 0.7 miles to the park entrance on your right.

From southbound US 19 and GA 400
- Take exit #6 (Northridge Road)
- Continue straight ahead at the traffic light onto Dunwoody Place.
- Go 0.5 miles to Roberts Drive.
- Turn right and proceed 0.7 miles to the park entrance on your right.

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