Paces Mill through Cochran Shoals (4 hours) - Tue, Sep 8 2020

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Paces Mill through Cochran Shoals (4 hours)

The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Paces Mill 3444 Cobb Parkway Atlanta, GA 30339   Urban Hike: Paces Mill through Cochran Shoals (4 hours)  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Sep 8 2020  7:00 am >> Tue, Sep 8 2020 11:00 am
Registration Opens: Sun, Sep 6 2020 5:45 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Sep 7 2020 7:59 pm
Event Duration:4 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:10 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Gary 'L'
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


We will meet at the Paces Mill Parking Lot at 6:50am near the restrooms for introductions.  

From here, we will hike up the river in the direction of the Akers Mill Parking Lot.

We be keeping along the river as much as we can.

We will then hike the Akers Mill paved trail to Interstate North to Cochran Shoals.

At 5 miles, we will turnaround.

On the return, we drop to follow the river briefly and return the way we came.


Here is a Google Maps version of the hike:

Avg Moving Speed: 3 mph

Mileage: 10.0 miles


Do not leave any valuables in your car including the trunk since vandalism has happened in the past.

Required Items to Bring:

Water, snack, and Good Hiking Shoes

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking sticks or pole

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
Paces Mill 3444 Cobb Parkway

Atlanta, GA 30339


Here is a link for Google Maps:

From 75 South
Turn right onto Cumberland Blvd SE 0.3 mi
Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Cobb Pkwy  0.4 mi
Turn right onto Paces Mill Rd SE
$5 cash for a daily parking pass - OR if you have the annual CRNRA pass just display it in your vehicle and you are good to go.

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