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Jones Bridge-Bank Some Calories before Turkey Day

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Johns Creek, GA   Hike: Jones Bridge-Bank Some Calories before Turkey Day  National Weather Service Forecast
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
Distance:5.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Bill S
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
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


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.









Required Items to Bring:

 parking pass

Appropriate clothing for weather

Appropiate walking/hiking shoes

Fluid for adequate hydration

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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

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: jonesbridge.htm
Trail Map: loader.cfm? csModule=security/getfile&PageID=133874
When enter the park, keep driving you have to pass the first parking lot on the right. Continue driving to the end of the road to second parking lot; our meeting place. 

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