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Stone Mountain Hike

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Stone Mountain Park   Hike: Stone Mountain Hike  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Apr 7 2021  5:40 pm >> Wed, Apr 7 2021 8:40 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Apr 1 2021 5:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Apr 6 2021 4:00 pm
Event Duration:3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:7.2 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
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 follow the COVID-19 protocols of your choice that include wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet from others and washing your hands.

Note that by visiting Stone Mountain Park you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Let's meet at the Confederate Hall near the restrooms and start our hike at 5:40 PM. Please arrive early so we can introduce ourselves.

The route will take us around the lake, enjoying the views and the spring weather. At the end, we will go up and down the mountain and we will need a head lamp. 

Required Items to Bring:

Hiking shoes, water , snacks , walking poles and head lamp. The daily parking rate is $20 per vehicle or the annual rate is $40

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Directions To Confederate Hall Parking Lot: 

The daily parking rate is $20 per vehicle or the annual rate is $40

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



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. 

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If the weather does not permit or other emergencies.