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Mulberry Creek stepping stone crossings, 4 miles
|Event Location:||726 Hyde Road, Marietta 30068 - Parking lot( past the gazebo in front of the ranch house education building))|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Aug 18 2021 7:00 am >> Wed, Aug 18 2021 9:01 am|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Aug 13 2021 5:01 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Aug 18 2021 5:01 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 1 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Gary 'L'|
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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:||4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
This should be a nice chill hike for a warm morning.
We will follow Mulberry Creek through a shaded forest and cross the Creek on stones 18 times.
If the creek happens to be high, we might even get our feet wet -- which we may want to do anyway to enjoy a cold water treatment for our feet and ankles.
The Creek hike is an "in and out" through the Hyde Farm County Park.
After the creek, we will make our way through the Hyde Farm which dates to the 1830s
We will not visit the Chattahoochee due to construction in the utility right of way == not to mention the lack of shade.
367 foot of elevation gain
3.1 mph avg. speed with half the mileage slightly faster
1:49 moving time
|How to Get There:|
From Johnson Ferry Rd turn on to Lower Roswell Rd (towards Roswell).
Hyde Rd is on the right and clearly marked.
Hyde Rd can be accessed from the other end of Lower Roswell rd (Timber Ridge/Willeo traffic island at the end of the riverwalk) to Lower Roswell Rd anf Hyde Farm will be after Gold Branch on the left.
Go all the way to the end of Hyde Rd and park when you see the gazebo.
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Parking is free at the Community Center or across the street at the Community Garden.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.