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Sunday Morning at East Palisades - Indian Trail Entrance
|Event Location:||Indian Trail Entrance, East Palisades Unit - Chattahoochee NRA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Dec 8 2019 9:30 am >> Sun, Dec 8 2019 11:30 am|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Dec 4 2019 3:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Dec 8 2019 9:30 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Joyce T.|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||16|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||19 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Want to get in some exercise today but want to stay close to home? Join us for a Saturday morning hike at the East Palisades section of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. We'll start at 9:30 am and finish before noon.
East Palisades is one of the most beautiful of all the CNRA units. It offers several miles of trails that connect to a scenic overlook that offers excellent views of the Devil's Race Course Shoals. We will hike around 5 miles including sections along the river as well as several steep, rugged hills. Because of the terrain and the steady pace, this would NOT be a good hike for beginners or for people who can't handle a lot of elevation change.
We will leave promptly at 9:30 am and will hike through most of the featured locations including the bamboo forest, the overlook deck, and perhaps the dog beach if time allows. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to get settled and for introductions.
Please remember to bring $5 cash for the National Park Service parking fee. Alternatively, it's a better deal to get an annual pass if you plan to visit any of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area parks more than 8 times over the next 12 months. Annual pass cost is $40.
The following is a link to get annual passes online. https://www.pay.gov/public/search/global?searchString=chattahoochee&formToken=b2545948-89c7-4831-b40e-c78209575925
If you bring your dog, he/she should be able to keep up with the group and interact well with other dogs and people. The Chattahoochee NRA requires that owners keep their dogs on a leash and clean up after their pets on the trails. A maximum of 3 dogs will be permitted on this hike on a first to sign up basis.
|How to Get There:|
We'll meet at the Indian Trail entrance to the unit.
From eastbound Interstate 285
From westbound Interstate 285
Remember to bring $5.00 cash for a parking pass, unless you have an annual pass to the CNRAreas.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.