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Stone Mountain Loop

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Public parking at the intersection of Main St. and Second St. in Stone Mountain Village.   Hike:  Stone Mountain Loop  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, May 17 2020  9:30 am >> Sun, May 17 2020 12:30 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, May 7 2020 8:30 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sun, May 17 2020 6:00 am
Event Duration:3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:4.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Richard A. Zalik
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:6
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


From the parking lot we will walk thre quarters of a mile to Confederate Hall inside the park. From there we will climb approximately 840 feet to the summit of Stone Mountain and descend to Cherokee trail along a different route.  We will walk on the Cherokee trail for about one and a half miles, and return to our cars along Stonewall Jackson Drive and Nature Garden Trail.

Required Items to Bring:

Plenty of water and good hiking shoes

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Insect repellent

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Proceed East on US 78 (Stone Mountain Freeway). Merge onto GA 10 West via Exit 5. Proceed 0.5 miles on GA 10 to the first exit. At the end of the ramp turn left. Drive a mile or so, past a gas station and a funeral parlor (both on your right). The parking lot will be on your left, about 0.1 miles past City Hall (which will be on your right).

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