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Leita Thompson Memorial Park (Beginners Welcome)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Roswell, GA   Hike: Leita Thompson Memorial Park (Beginners Welcome)  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Mon, Feb 3 2020  10:00 am >> Mon, Feb 3 2020 12:00 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Jan 30 2020 3:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Feb 3 2020 7:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:4.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Joyce T.
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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:4
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.

Join us for easy hike while enjoying talking with friends, meeting new friends, and walking at a moderate pace.

The Leita Thompson Memorial is a very pretty trail located in Roswell, GA. It's made of soft, small gravel and plenty wide to walk side by side. It's very wooded and clean and has a few nice little hills. 

A little more information on the park: thompson-memorial-park.html

There are no bathrooms, but there are three sets of porta potties throughout the park. And - - of course - - there are plenty of trees.

We will start on time, so please arrive a few minutes early to check in.  We'll park in the overflow lot, which is near the art building next to the dog park.  It's a big lot, with plenty of room for our cars.  If you park at the small pavilion lot, you can walk through to the overflow lot to join the group.

Required Items to Bring:

water, gatorade or whatever you like to keep hydrated (important)

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

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

1200 Woodstock Rd  

Roswell, GA 30075

It's best to use and map directions from your destination. You can go to and enter the bold text below in to the search bar. If you chose Satelite View, you can see a birdseye view of the parking lot.

34.06315, -84.40678

There is a green roofed pavillion very close to Woodstock Rd. You can see it easily from the road and it says "Leita Thompson Pavillion." There is a road on the East side of that and it leads directly to the parking lot.  

You may want to (or need to) park in the overflow parking lot that can be accessed from the main lot if the main lot is full.  It's only 1/8 of a mile down a shaded road.


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