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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, Nov 25 2019  10:00 am >> Mon, Nov 25 2019 12:00 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Nov 21 2019 3:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Nov 25 2019 7:00 pm
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


Because of a glitch in the registration process, we've run into the problem of having too many members added to the active list above the maximum limit of 20.   Please be aware that we will be moving members above 20 registrants to the waiting list in the order of their registration times.  People will then be added to the active list as we have withdrawals.   

Joyce is away this week so we'll hike at her regular weekly hiking location.  I usually don't go here just because I know she does it every Thursday and I know it's nice for her to go other places.  

Come join me 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 will 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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