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LONG WALK: Silver Comet Trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Fish Creek, Polk County, GA
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Jun 17 2021  8:30 am >> Thu, Jun 17 2021 3:30 pm
Registration Opens: Wed, Jun 9 2021 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jun 16 2021 8:00 pm
Event Duration:7 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:7.7 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: 2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Revised to a city walk of 7.7 miles.


Heading west to east, let's walk from Grady Road, mile marker 45.8 to Rockmart mile marker 37.6, and then back.  Plus the walk to lunch :)  Total mileage 16.5

Pace is close to 3.0 mph.

Hard surface and generally flat.  

Trailhead does not have restrooms.

Trailhead Link:


Required Items to Bring:


Money or food.

Positive attitude.

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How to Get There:
Event Directions:
  • Directions - Overview

    • Grady Road trailhead is between Rockmart and Cedartown. It's near the community of Fish Creek in Polk County, Georgia
    • Hwy-278 is northwest of Atlanta, and runs east to west towards Alabama


    • Note: Highway-278 mile markers start over in every county
    • Go between MILE MARKERS 16-17 ON HWY-278 in Polk County
    • GRADY RD is:
      • On the east-bound lane of Hwy-278
      • 1.4 miles, or 3rd road west of Cowboys gas station/convenience store*
    • TURN ON GRADY RD and you'll pass over the railroad tracks

    *Cowboys is on the east-bound lane of Hwy-278, near mile marker 18, at the intersection of Hwy-278/Bethlehem Rd/Barber Rd

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

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