A Saunter Alongside Swollen Sweetwater - 2nd Time Even Better!
|Event Location:||Sweetwater Creek State Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Feb 15 2020 8:00 am >> Sat, Feb 15 2020 11:00 am|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Feb 11 2020 6:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Feb 14 2020 8:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||John Stirman|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Wowee... have I got a great REPEAT Saunter lined up for this Saturday and you will want to be a part of this one!
Last Saturday, our group of 4 happy hikers set out on this awesome hike. It was simply amazing and guess what? A rainy week means a repeat of the event! We will be taking an incredible trek on 5 miles of the White and Red trails at Sweetwater Creek State Park. Much of this trail goes alongside the creek and if you have never hiked at Sweetwater after a heavy rain, it really is epicl! I am giving us 3 hours to cover just 5 miles due to the trail conditions, so there will be time for pictures along the way. We will go off trail a bit when the main path is under water. Prepare to perhaps get rained on some and/or a bit muddy. This kind of hiking really is a blast... seriously, just look at the grin on my goofy face and you'll see what I mean!
We plan on starting the hike promptly at 8 AM, so arrive early enough to secure parking. We'll meet in front of the visitor's center. During the hike, I plan on keeping the group together and there will be little elevation gain with some stairs.
Note: there is a $5 per vehicle parking fee. No carpool for this event.
Website for Park:
|How to Get There:|
Take I-20 west to exit 44 (Thornton Road). Make a left on Thornton Road (South) and then a right onto Blairs Bridge Road. Travel 2.1 miles to Mount Vernon Road and make a left. Drive about one mile to the park entrance and make a left on Factory Shoals Road. Drive about half a mile to the parking lot near the visitor's center.
Sweetwater Creek State Park
If you want to see some pics from last week... here is the album: https://www.atlantaoutdoorc lub.com/event/archivedetails.asp? eventid=18182
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