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Island Ford Hike Wednesday Late Afternoon




The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Visitor Center at Island Ford   Hike: Island Ford Hike Wednesday Late Afternoon  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Apr 3 2019  5:45 pm >> Wed, Apr 3 2019 7:45 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Apr 1 2019 6:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Apr 3 2019 4:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:5.5 Miles
Pace:Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Daveo
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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: Yes

Itinerary:

We will cover 5-6 miles at a moderate pace by heading over to the river trail, adventure up a few of the hills and hike on the lollipop trail.

Expect to keep a steady pace throughout the hike but we will stop and enjoy the views of the river and the woods.

The hike will start promptly at 5:45pm

Up to 2 dogs can come on the hike. Please register your dog when you RSVP. You must use a leash at all times in accordance with the Park rules. 

We will meet at thVISITOR CENTER parking lot which is at the end of Island Ford Parkway

Do not leave any valuables in your car including the trunk since vandalism has happened in the past.

Restrooms will not be available at hike time. The Visitor Center closes at 5pm.


Required Items to Bring:

Liquids

Good hiking shoes 

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

HEADLIGHT in case we get delayed on the trails


How to Get There:
Event Directions:

1906 Island Ford Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA

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.

http://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/upload/TrailMapIslandFord.pdf


Notes:

Trail Map - http://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/upload/TrailMapIslandFord.pdf


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