Beautiful Sunday Hike at Island Ford
|Event Location:||Sandy Springs GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Aug 30 2020 9:00 am >> Sun, Aug 30 2020 11:15 am|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Aug 28 2020 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Aug 30 2020 9:15 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Sue M.|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||9 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please join me for a hike on the beautiful trails of the Island Ford unit of the Chattahoochee River Natl Recreation Area (CRNRA). We will be hiking at a steady but moderate pace starting with the lollipop loop then down to the river and back again stopping to hydrate and gather up. There are some moderate climbs but nothing too hard.
We will meet at the first parking lot on the left when you enter the park. See below for directions.
Please note that there is a $5 parking fee unless you have an annual Chattahoochee River Rec parking pass. Cash is no longer accepted at the kiosk. You will have to use your smartphone to pay for parking
Please bring plenty of water to hydrate during the hike.
Please be sure to leave all valuables at home or hidden in your car as there has been car break-ins at all CRNRA parks.
|How to Get There:|
DIRECTIONS for DRIVERS proceeding NORTHBOUND on GA400 from the GA400/I285 Interchange
1. Take GA400 to exit #6 (Northridge Road) Bear right to loop around the exit, stay in the right lane, cross over GA 400 and immediately turn right at the light onto Dunwoody Place.
DIRECTIONS for DRIVERS proceeding SOUTHBOUND on GA400 from Alpharetta/Roswell
1. Take GA400 southbound to exit #6 (Northridge Road). Bear right to loop around the exit and at the traffic light continue straight ahead onto Dunwoody Place.
For a zoomable map or satellite view of that spot click on the rectangular blue/green "event location" icon near the top of this article.
Physical address is::
1978 Island Ford Parkway
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