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Early Tuesday Morning Hike at West Palisades from Akers Mill Road Entrance
|Event Location:||Marietta, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Aug 4 2020 8:00 am >> Tue, Aug 4 2020 10:00 am|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Aug 3 2020 3:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Aug 4 2020 8:00 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:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Come join me for a moderately paced jaunt on one of the lesser-used trails of the CNRA.
West Palisades is a beautiful CNRA unit - - a cousin to East Palisades across the river. It offers scenic views of the Chattahoochee as well as wooded trails. We'll hike at a moderate pace, and go 5 miles or so - - making this a good hike for people who want to exercise and still enjoy a chance to socialize with others along the way. Hopefully, we'll all be able to breathe for the duration of the hike . . . except up that one LONG, rocky hill!
There are some parts of the trail that are rather "technical," requiring experience negotiating lots of rocks and ruts. This event is not recommended for inexperienced hikers.
Look for the apartments with the water wheel out front on Akers Mill Road! That's where you turn in. There are no signs indicating the trailhead here, so just trust that you're in the right place. Drive until you see the park CNRA sign for your left turn.
|How to Get There:|
1927 Akers Ridge Drive, Atlanta GA 30339
Coordinates 33.891623, -84.444515
From westbound Interstate 285
No bathrooms at the trailhead, though we can take a bathroom break when we pass the bathrooms during the hike.
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.
Please do your own cancellations until the 8 am deadline. If you need to cancel after that, call me at 404-788-4089.