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McIntosh Reserve Trail
|Event Location:||Whitesburg, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Apr 11 2021 10:00 am >> Sun, Apr 11 2021 12:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Sat, Mar 13 2021 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Apr 11 2021 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Richard A. Zalik|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
This loop trail within the McIntosh Reserve Park first goes through the flood plain near the banks of the Chattahoochee River and then climbs the bluffs overlooking it, going through a heavily forested area.
|How to Get There:|
The address is: 1046 W McIntosh Cir, Whitesburg, GA 30185
Chief William McIntosh was the son of a Creek woman and a captain of the Georgia militia. When the US declared war in 1813 on a faction of the Creeks known as the Red Sticks, MacIntosh sided with the US. In 1825 he signed a treaty ceding to the US most of the Creek lands in Georgia. When the indians found out that McIntosh received a large plantation as a reward for his betrayal he was murdered and his house burned. The plantation became the McIntosh Reserve, where his grave can be seen to this day.
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The entrance fee is $5.00 per car.
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