Stone Mountain Hike - Sat, Mar 13 2021

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Stone Mountain Hike

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Stone Mountain Park National Recreation Trail   Hike: Stone Mountain Hike  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 13 2021  10:00 am >> Sat, Mar 13 2021 2:00 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Mar 8 2021 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 12 2021 8:00 pm
Event Duration:4 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Bob J
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:6
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Please be advised that attendees of AOC events should have face coverings on their person, in the event, they are unable to maintain a physical distance of 6 feet. 

We will gather by the Confederate Hall near the restrooms and start our hike promptly at 10 am AM. We will introduce each other and then proceed. 

We will hike by the Crossroads, the Grist Mill, the covered bridge, the three lakes, and other nice areas on the way. 

This will be a moderate hike with some short brakes. 

Required Items to Bring:

Please wear footwear for all types of terrain. Bringing water and snacks is a very good idea.

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

Clothing appropriate for the weather since this will be rain or shine. 

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Directions To Confederate Hall Parking Lot: Note there is a fee to enter the park. You can buy an annual pass for 40 dollers or a one day pas for 20 collers.

You can park in Stone Mountain Village and walk about one mile to get to the starting place for free. Just please allow extra time for the extra walking.

To the main entrance- From I-285 take U.S. Hwy 78 East (Snellville/Athens) exit. Travel about 7 miles and take Exit 8, the Stone Mountain Park Main Entrance. After entering the main entrance, proceed straight ahead. The road will fork at about 1 mile - stay to the right. Continue to follow the road for another mile. Confederate Hall will be on your left. (Careful - there's a stop sign in front of Confederate Hall for those entering the West Gate.) The parking lot will be immediately after. Wait for the group near the walk up trail.

MARTA PARK & RIDE LOT Free public parking in Stone Mountain Village From Hwy 78 take exit 5 - stay right for a half mile - then a quick exit to E. Ponce/Stone Mtn. Village. At the end of the ramp turn left. Drive a mile or so into town. Turn left on East Mountain. Turn right on Fourth Street. There you will find the MARTA park and ride.



GPS Navigation Systems

1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd Stone Mountain, GA 30083. Alternative address: US Highway 78 East, Exit 8, Stone Mountain, GA 30087

PARKING: A a daily parking pass ($20) or annual parking pass ($40)required for Park entry.


From Downtown/Midtown Atlanta
Take 10th St NE and Monroe Dr NE to Ponce De Leon Ave NE. Follow Ponce De Leon Ave NE and US- 78 E to E Ponce De Leon Ave. take exit 8, the Stone Mountain Park Main Entrance. Follow the exit ramp to the East Gate entrance of Stone Mountain Park.

From Downtown Atlanta (via I-20)
Take I-20 East to I-285 North. Once on I-285 North, take Exit 39B, the U.S. Hwy 78 East (Snellville/Athens) exit. Travel 7.7 miles and take exit 8, the Stone Mountain Park Main Entrance. Follow the exit ramp to the East Gate entrance of Stone Mountain Park. 

* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.

The hike will be rain or shine