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Jones Bridge-Bank Some Calories before Turkey Day
|Event Location:||Johns Creek, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Nov 24 2021 11:00 am >> Wed, Nov 24 2021 1:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Nov 22 2021 4:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Nov 24 2021 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Bill S|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
This is a moderate pace hike. The pace will be 2.5-3 mph
ABOUT JONES BRIDGE:
The Jones Bridge unit of the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area is a great scenic hike. We will get the river view, hike up some small hills, through an open field and beside a small pond. We may even see a few deer or blue heron if we are lucky, however numerous squirrels are guaranteed.
We will walk along the river towards the pond, and come back through the woods. Since days are getting longer therefore depending upon speed and distance covered We will try the newly discovered trail, this trail comprises of 15 minutes of cross through section and a stream crossing. In general, the trails are flat with some relatively easy uphill climbs, nothing with over a 300 feet elevation gain or loss.
This is a good work- out hike. Total hike time including breaks will be about 2 hours.
Click on the Blue square above for a GPS location.
There is a $5 dollar parking fee at Jones Bridge.
Restrooms are available.
***Don't leave any valuables in your vehicles for there have been cases of vandalism.
|How to Get There:|
For your GPS, the address to input is
9099 Barnwell Rd
Johns Creek, GA 30022
From GA 400, take exit 7a, and head East 4.1 miles through the intersection of Holcomb Bridge and Nesbitt Ferry Road to the junction of Barnwell Road. Turn left on Barnwell Rd, and travel approx 2 miles to Jones Bridge Branch which will be on the right. Turn in and go a little over 1/2 mile, pass first parking lot which is a loading doc parking and keep driving to the dead end with large parking park pass payment station.
Directions: http://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/ jonesbridge.htm
Trail Map: http://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/ loader.cfm? csModule=security/getfile&PageID=133874
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