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East Palisades, 9 miles, Whitewater Creek lot
|Event Location:||East Cobb|
|Date(s) & Time:||Mon, Jul 12 2021 7:00 am >> Mon, Jul 12 2021 10:30 am|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Mar 22 2021 7:26 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Jul 11 2021 7:26 pm|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Gary 'L'|
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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:||5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Photo of East Palisades beaver by Chuck R. Thanks Chuck!
Avg. Moving Speed: up to 2.8 mph with sections up to 3.4 mph
Elevation Gain: 1496 feet
Moving Time: 3:25
Trail Condition: slippery and hazardous in places with the usual experiences of leaves over nuts, rocks, and roots, plus extra sticks and blowdowns
We will cover all the trails and work our way through the trail system from the lower level to try to have as much climbing as possible. We will also have 5 rough unmarked "trail" sections including the BAH, the winch and ranger house, above the bluffs, the quarry, and Long Island Creek.
If you think you are a slow hiker, then this hike would not be one you would want to choose.
East Palisades is a unique hike in a densely forested park that rises to 400 feet above the Chattahoochee River. It offers some of the most scenic views of the river south of Lake Lanier. This hike will encompass the 48 acre park and include many of the Creeks and tributaries.
|How to Get There:|
Please note the physical address and the directions mentioned below are approximate; the best way to get to the parking lot is by GPS.
From Google Maps, type: East Palisades Whitewater
From I -285 East
From I-285 West
From I-75 North
From U.S. 41 (Cobb Highway South)
From U.S. 41 (Cobb Highway North)
Electronic payment at QR code sign for $5 parking unless you have an annual pass, which you can apply for HERE.
Trail Maps -
National Park Service http://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/upload/ TrailMapPalisadesEast.pdf
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