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Sawnee Mountain - Figure Eight, plus church trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Cumming, GA   Hike: Sawnee Mountain - Figure Eight, plus church trail  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Apr 22 2021  10:00 am >> Thu, Apr 22 2021 1:00 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Apr 19 2021 10:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Apr 21 2021 8:00 pm
Event Duration:3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:7 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Pam M
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Located north of Atlanta in Cumming, Georgia, Sawnee Mountain Preserve provides visitors with 963 acres of scenic passive space, hiking trails and an interactive Visitor Center. Please meet at the Bettis Tribble Gap parking lot.

Visitor Center hours: M-F 8:30 AM- 5:00 PM
Preserve hours: S-S 8:00 AM-Dark

We will meet in the Sawnee Mountain Preserve Bettis Tribble Gap parking lot.   From the playground, we'll start on the Mountainside trail loop counter clockwise starting with the Hilltop Trail.  Then we'll take a direct up to the communication towers and come down the road to continue on the Mountainside trail loop.  We will do the trail down to the church and back.  That'll get your heart pumping.  And we will add the loop for a figure eight.

There are toilets at the Bettis Tribble lot.  

Seven miles.

Dogs are not allowed at this park. 

COVID:  please carry a mask or face covering to use when you are within 6 feet of other hikers!

We are meeting at the Bettis Tribble Gap location.
2505 Bettis Tribble Gap
Cumming GA 30040

Please arrive a few minutes before the start time to check in.  We will begin hiking at 10AM.

Required Items to Bring:

1.5 to 2 liters of water or Gatorade
Good hiking shoes  
Snacks (if you can eat and walk fast)
Can do attitude!

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking Poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We are meeting at:
2505 Bettis Tribble Gap (on the newerer side)
Cumming GA 30040


Sorry, no dogs are allowed at this park.

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

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