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Amicalola Falls-Len Foote Hike Inn

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Amicalola State Park - Top of the Falls parking lot   Hike: Amicalola Falls-Len Foote Hike Inn  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Oct 24 2021  9:00 am >> Sun, Oct 24 2021 3:00 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Oct 18 2021 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Oct 24 2021 6:00 am
Event Duration:6 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:10.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Richard A. Zalik
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 14 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


We will meet on top of the Falls at 9:00 am and follow the AT Approach Trail for 4.5 miles until its intersection with the Hike Inn Trail, which we will follow for 1 mile until we reach the Inn. After having lunch we will continue on the Hike Inn Trail back to our starting point. Generally, the dining hall at the Hike Inn is only open for overnight guests. Sometimes cookies or drinks are available, and a cash tip would be appreciated. Usually they let visitors use their bathrooms.

Required Items to Bring:

- Water and Snacks/Lunch

- Clothing appropriate for weather conditions


Recommended Items to Bring:
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Insect repellent

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Amicalola State Park is 15 miles northwest of Dawsonville on GA 52. Take 400 North to GA 53 (on your left) Take GA 53 west to GA 183 north to GA 52 east. Park is on your left.

The address is: 418 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534

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

Cost Includes:

There is a $5 GA DNR parking fee per vehicle, payable at Amicalola Falls State Park unless you display an annual pass. 

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

If anybody wants to follow me to the park we can meet at 7:15 am at the Park and Ride at Mansell Road.

Directions to the Park and Ride at Mansell Road:  From downtown Atlanta drive north on GA 400 to Exit 8. Take a left on Mansell Road, and the first left into the parking lot. If you got to the traffic light you went too far.