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Double D2s in Forsyth - Sawnee Mountain Preserve

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Cumming, GA   Hike: Double D2s in Forsyth - Sawnee Mountain Preserve  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jan 12 2020  11:30 am >> Sun, Jan 12 2020 1:30 pm
Registration Opens: Wed, Jan 8 2020 6:01 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jan 12 2020 12:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:4 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Jerry K
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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:2
Number Registered So Far: 16 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


If you would like to hike more miles in Cumming and have the second part of the day for yourself, the Haw Creek and Sawnee Mountain hikes could be what you are looking for...

This will be the second part of the Double D2s in Forsyth. We will be hiking Haw Creek previous to this hike.

Located north of Atlanta in Cumming, Georgia, Sawnee Mountain Preserve provides visitors with 963 acres of scenic passive space, that includes 11 miles of hiking trails, picnic areas and an interactive Visitor Center.  We will meet at the Spot road location in front of the Visitor center and hike the Preseve side trail to the Indian Seats. The elevation gain is approximately 1600 ft.

We will start our hike Saturday promptly at 11.30 am

Please arrive a few minutes before the start time to check in.

We will do the Indian Seats loop only on this hike.  

Previous to this hike we will be hiking Haw Creek at 9:30 am

Required Items to Bring:

Appropriate clothing, shoes, water

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

SMP Visitor Center,
4075 Spot Road,
Cumming, GA 30040

GA 400N
Exit 15 Bald Ridge Marina Rd/Cumming
Left towards downtown Cumming
Right at third traffic light on Tribble Gap Road - a.k.a. Bettis Tribble Gap (City of Cumming clock tower will be on your right)
Go approximately 4 miles (go past one Sawnee Mountain Visitor's Center on your right) and then go right on to Spot Road. You will see the entrance to the Visitor's Center on your right across from Twin Lakes Rd.

Google map coordinates: 34.25495351395352, -84.1388659920654


There are two parking areas - Spot Rd and Bettis-Tribble Gap Rd.  We are meeting at the Spot Road location.  If you are not sure where it is, please look for the directions above.

Dogs are not allowed at this preserve.

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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.