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Sope Creek - Quick 6 at 6:00
|Event Location:||Sope Creek CRNRA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Thu, Jul 1 2021 6:00 pm >> Thu, Jul 1 2021 8:15 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Sat, Jun 26 2021 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, Jul 1 2021 5:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Mike S|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||9 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
This is not a beginners hike.
Start Time -
We are targeting a pace of 3 mph.
Let’s get a quick 6 in after work. We’ll start at Sope Creek CRNRA. From there we’ll wind our way down to Columns Drive, taking in a brief stop at the restrooms. Then we’ll wind our way back to Sope Creek, including a quick lap of the pond.
The hike will be just over 6 miles and about 800 feet of total elevation gain. We’ll be moving at a fast pace, averaging about 3 mph.
There is a $5 parking fee at CRNRA parks or you can buy an annual pass for $40. You can purchase daily parking with your smart phone at Sope Creek. There is a sign with the QR code in the parking lot. You can purchase an annual pass at the Island Ford CRNRA Ranger Station.
There are no restrooms at the parking area.
2 "well behaved" dogs will be permitted.
|How to Get There:|
Coming from Sandy Springs or Roswell on Johnson Ferry Road, turn left on Paper Mill Road. The turn is at the top of the big hill, after crossing the Chattahocohee River. After you cross the bridge on Paper Mill Road, the entrance will be on your left as you are going up the hill.
Address: 3726 Paper Mill Rd SE, Marietta, GA 30067
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