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Rottenwood Creek Trail, 5 miles, Paces Mill Boat Ramp Lot
|Event Type:||Urban Hike|
|Event Location:||Cobb Parkway at Chattahoochee River crossing|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Jul 23 2021 7:00 am >> Fri, Jul 23 2021 9:00 am|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Mar 26 2021 7:46 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, Jul 22 2021 7:46 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|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:||10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Photo of the "heron going for the fish" by Joyce Taffe. Thanks Joyce!
The Rottenwood Creek trail connects the Chattahoochee River trail in West Palisades with the Bob Callan trail and as you may have guessed it follows the Rottenwood Creek which powered the old Akers Mill and provides minor cascades for us to enjoy along the way for much of the hike.
Elevation gain: 299 feet (one hill with several knobs but just one hill)
The average speed will be up to 3.5 mph with some sections up to 3.7 mph
Moving time: 1:44 on 100% pavement
Here are a few posts on AllTrails:
"A great mix between the urban atlanta area, and the wildlife / Chattahoochee river. Great for walking, hiking, and running as well."
"Gorgeous walk with plenty of scenery, both natural and urban. Great way to spend an afternoon."
|How to Get There:|
From Google Maps, type:
Paces Mill Boat Ramp
Other GPS apps may leave you lost on Cumberland Blvd.
The lot is at the end of the Chattahoochee River Bridge on Cobb Parkway.
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$5 for daily pass by way of credit card on-line from home or use the QR code sign in the parking lot.
CRNRA annual pass or annual America The Beatiful national parks pass also accepted
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.