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Mid Day Hike Island Ford
|Event Location:||Island Ford section of CRNRA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Feb 1 2022 1:00 pm >> Tue, Feb 1 2022 3:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Sat, Jan 29 2022 6:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Feb 1 2022 10:00 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|
Island Ford is one of the nicest hikes along the Chattahoochee, it also was one of my favorit local place to hike before I joined AOC. We will hike 5.5 to 6 miles on several trails down to the river and back again. There will be a few hills, but nothing too strenuous. We will cover most of trails including the Sandy Springs lollipop trail adjacent to Roberts Road down to the river Canoe ramp area and back.
Please note: We will be hiking moderate to fast at about 3 MPH. This is not a hike for beginners.
We will meet at the first parking lot to the left at beginning of the park. If you do not have an annual CRNRA parking pass, you will need to purchase the $5 daily parking pass at their Web site CRNRA Parks. You may also purchase an annual pass for $40.00 online or download their app to purchase.
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|How to Get There:|
From northbound US 19 and GA 400
Take exit #6 (Northridge Road).
From southbound US 19 and GA 400
Take exit #6 (Northridge Road)
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