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Johnson Ferry North - Beginners Hike
|Event Location:||Johnson Ferry North (Johnson Ferry Road where it meets the river)|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Aug 9 2020 8:00 am >> Sun, Aug 9 2020 10:00 am|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Aug 5 2020 7:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Aug 9 2020 8:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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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:||No|
Please join me at Johnson Ferry North
There are a few creek crossings so your hiking boots may get a bit wet - nothing crazy, just muddy wet soles. some of the adventurous (not me) may wish to cross the creek walking tightrope style on the pipes that crisscross the creek.
Expect hike to be under five miles - we should be able to complete in just about two hours. Not a hard, super fast hike. Want to enjoy this beautiful park, enjoy blooming trees and some early season wildflowers.
Parking $5 for the day unless you have a CRNRA annual pass in your vehicle
Pass can be purchased at the Kiosk in the parking lot - I undersatnd that they don't take cash any longer - you should be able to scan a code with your phone and pay electroncially. or prior to hike go to this website and purchase a daily or annual pass https://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/fees.htm
AOC limit on this event is 10 hikers - ocassionally (if everybody logs in at once and registers at once) the system has a glitch and may allow more than 10 hikers on the event. If this does happen I am obligated to keep to the 10 limit and remove the last ones that signed up. I get notification of time you register and to be fair the first 10 are the only ones that I keep on the roster.
|How to Get There:|
The Johnson Ferry North trailhead is located near where Johnson Ferry Road crosses the Chattahoochee River. The park is located on the Cobb County side of the river and the park entrance is directly across JFR from Columns Drive. There is a traffic light at this intersection.
Address (not sure if it's 100% accurate) 301 Johnson Ferry Rd SE, Marietta, GA 30068
If you are coming from East Cobb, the park is on the left side of JFR immediately before crossing the river. If coming from Sandy Springs, turn right immediately after crossing the river. You will see the parking pay station immediately in front of you and a gate. Drive through the gate and proceed to the back parking lot where we will meet. This is a CRNRA unit so parking is $5 cash (or use your annual CRNRA pass).
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