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Saturday Morning at Island Ford
|Event Location:||ISLAND FORD - Sandy Springs, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, May 8 2021 8:00 am >> Sat, May 8 2021 10:15 am|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, May 6 2021 7:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, May 8 2021 8:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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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|
Join me for a hike at Island Ford. We will park at the first parking lot (enter through park entrance gate and make immediate left into parking lot). head towards the trail along banks of Chattahooche, head towards visitor center, quick loop around pond and then back to our cars. There is a bit of elevation, not much. Just under 6 miles.
COVID-19 - please be respectful to AOC members and other hikers on the trails - keep social distance at least six feet between yourself and your fellow hikers. Please be advised that attendees of AOC events should have face coverings on their person, in the event they are unable to maintain a physical distance of 6 feet.
Will be hiking at a moderate pace, not super fast but not a stroll either
$5.00 daily parking fee - best to purchase in advance. you can purchase from Kiosk in parking lot by scanning a code that is provided, entering some data online including your credit card number. Cash is not accepted.
click link for purchase of daily or annual pass https://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/fees.htm
There are no restrooms at this location - please plan accordingly.
|How to Get There:|
1906 Island Ford Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA
From northbound US 19 and GA 400
From southbound US 19 and GA 400
Once you enter the main gate the parking lot is immediately on your left.
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