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Monday Morning at Charleston Park
|Event Location:||North Forsyth|
|Date(s) & Time:||Mon, Oct 26 2020 10:00 am >> Mon, Oct 26 2020 12:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Oct 22 2020 3:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Mon, Oct 26 2020 10:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|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:||No|
Let's return this week to Charleston Park in Forsyth County for our Monday morning hike. This is a trail that is used for both mountain biking as well as hiking. The 5+ mile trail meanders around a cove on Lake Lanier, and has several small and gradual elevation changes.The trail is not terribly wide so we will walk against travel direction of bikes. Everyone will need to be prepared to move out of the way quickly should bikers approach.
I'm not terribly familiar with the trails, but there are signs, so we should be able to find our way around. I've added 1/2 hour to the hike to enable us to complete both the inner and outer loops of the park, which cover all the trails. The area is beautiful, with lots of views of Lake Lanier.
There are lots of picnic tables close to the parking lot with scenic lake views. For those who can spare the time, pack a picnic lunch and let's have an after-hike meal by the water!
|How to Get There:|
5850 Charleston Park Rd
From 400 N, exit 17 -Keith Bridge Rd, turn right, travel to Hwy 369 Browns Bridge Rd and turn right.
Travel approximately 1.7 miles to Charleston Park Rd and turn right ( You'll see Mashburn Marine Storage on right. if you miss the turn there will be a second right immediately after that you can take).
As you pull into the park the boat launch is directly ahead and the park parking is to the left. Park at the parking and we'll meet in front of the bathrooms. Do NOT park in the boat ramp area.
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