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Johnson Ferry North / Hyde Farm - Creek, River and Pond Walk
|Event Location:||Johnson Ferry North Trail Head|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Dec 4 2019 10:00 am >> Wed, Dec 4 2019 12:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Dec 3 2019 8:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Dec 4 2019 8:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Holt Ward|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||14|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||14 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Johnson Ferry North/ Hyde Farm
If you like hiking in solitude while transiting some beautiful trails along creeks, rivers and ponds, this is the the hike for you. The terrain is generally flat with two short climb of about 200 feet. As a result, we will be hiking at 2.5 to 2.75 MPH. We will cover 5.5 miles in about 2 hours
We will start our hike at the Johnson Ferry North trailhead off Johnson Ferry road and head out to the North on well established trails adjacent to a pond where turtles and ducks are often present. Next we will take trails towards historic Hyde Farm which operated as a working farm from the 1840s until 2004. The farm was originally the home of the Power family who operated Power’s Ferry for many years. On the way back to the trailhead we will first follow Mulberry Creek before reaching the Chattahoochee river on the way back to the cars.
|How to Get There:|
The Johnson Ferry North trailhead is located near where Johnson Ferry Road crosses the Chattahoochee River. The park is located on the Cobb County side of the river and the park entrance is directly across JFR from Columns Drive. There is a traffic light at this intersection.
If you are coming from East Cobb, the park is on the left side of JFR immediately before crossing the river. If coming from Sandy Springs, turn right immediately after crossing the river. You will see the parking pay station immediately in front of you and a gate. Drive through the gate and proceed to the back parking lot where we will meet. This is a CRNRA unit so parking is $5 (or use your annual CRNRA pass).
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