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Gold Branch (5 miles)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: CRNA Gold Branch. Lower Roswell Rd, Roswell
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Oct 30 2020  2:00 pm >> Fri, Oct 30 2020 4:00 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Oct 29 2020 2:02 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 30 2020 2:32 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:5 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:4
Number Registered So Far: 10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Length:  over 5 miles

Elevation Gain:  over 623 feet

Moving time:  over 1:45

Avg. Speed:  over 2.8 mph (over 3.0 mph for certain sections)

Tha above data is from the last hike.  This hike will look to increae these numbers a bit to gradually migrate this hike to a D3 in the future. 

We will bear to the left to descend to the river, do the entier river stretch, and then start working our way to the parking lot by taking in as many ups and downs as possible.

There are no bathrooms at the park. You will need a parking pass for the park. Come early if you need to get one. 

Required Items to Bring:

Sturdy shoes

Lots of water

Parking pass

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Hiking poles

Rain Gear

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We will meet at the kiosk at the back of the parking lot.


Here is the Google Maps link:

Google labels the pinpoint as the Gold Branch Trail

The park entrance is directly across the street from the Ashforde subdivision and easy to drive past.


Weather conditions:  sunny, 0% rain chance, 58 degrees

Trail conditions:  sloppy, muddy, puddles, slippery, roots and rocks

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