Quick 5 (ish) at Hyde Farm/Johnson Ferry North
|Event Location:||726 Hyde Road, Marietta 30068 - Parking lot( past the gazebo in front of the ranch house education building))|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Sep 1 2020 8:30 am >> Tue, Sep 22 2020 10:15 am|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Aug 25 2020 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Mon, Aug 31 2020 6:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||21 Days 1 Hours 45 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Leigh B|
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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:||9 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
We will begin at the Hyde Farm Parking lot - bathrooms are open in front of the education building. Please come early if you would like to use them. We will head around the lake in to the woods and follow the lovely Mulberry Creek. It might be muddy and there are several small water crossings (plenty of rock hopping). Once we reach Johnson Ferry North we will head up to the parking area off Johnson Ferry Road. After this we will take the riverside paths which offer beautiful views of the river. Instead of heading back to Hyde farm the way we came, we will cross several of the large pipes on the pipeline to keep going along the river as far as we can. From here we will get a good look at the Morgan Falls dam and then head back up to the Hyde Farm Parking lot up the big hill I call 'Workout Hill'. This should bring us back to the parking lot from the opposite side we entered the park. We will re-enter the park to emerge from around the lake and back to the gazebo. We will be walking at a consistent pace of 3 mph + with no stops. It will be lovely and hot even in the shade so plan accordingly
If you want to do 10 miles total, consider the Gold Branch hike immediately following this one.
|How to Get There:|
From Johnson Ferry Rd turn on to Lower Roswell Rd (towards Roswell). Hyde Farm Rd is on the right and clearly marked. Hyde Rd can be accessed from the other end of Lower Roswell rd (Timber Ridge/Willeo traffic island at the end of the riverwalk) to Lower Roswell Rd anf Hyde Farm will be after Gold Branch on the left.
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