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East Palisades Loop, Whitewater Creek lot
|Event Location:||East Cobb|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Dec 25 2021 2:30 pm >> Sat, Dec 25 2021 4:10 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Dec 23 2021 7:54 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Dec 25 2021 2:30 pm|
|Event Duration:||1 Hours 40 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:||5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Photo of East Palisades beaver by Chuck R. Thanks Chuck!
Avg. Moving Speed: Fast end of Moderate
Trail Condition: slippery and hazardous in places with the usual experiences of leaves over nuts, rocks, and roots, plus extra sticks and blowdowns.
The current weather forecast shows a 2 hour break in the rain from 8- -10am so we will give it a shot. Check your email early morning before leaving home to be sure the hike is still taking place.
East Palisades is a unique hike in a densely forested park that rises to 400 feet above the Chatt ahoochee River. It offers some of the most scenic views of the river south of Lake Lanier. This hike will encompass the 48 acre park and include many of the Creeks and tributaries.
The loop hike will include the Poppi's Point Overlook deck as well as the Bamboo Forest.
|How to Get There:|
Please note the physical address and the directions mentioned below are approximate; the best way to get to the parking lot is by GPS.
From Google Maps, type: East Palisades Whitewater
From I -285 East
From I-285 West
From I-75 North
From U.S. 41 (Cobb Highway South)
From U.S. 41 (Cobb Highway North)
Electronic payment at QR code sign for $5 parking unless you have an annual pass, which you can apply for HERE.
Trail Maps -
National Park Service http://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/upload/ TrailMapPalisadesEast.pdf
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