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East Palisades Loop, Whitewater Creek lot
|Event Location:||East Cobb|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Feb 2 2022 2:30 pm >> Wed, Feb 2 2022 4:45 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Jan 31 2022 9:06 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Feb 2 2022 2:30 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 15 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:||8 / 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!
This is not a hike for a beginner. To qualify, you must have kept pace with a D2 group on a previous hike and be willing to keep pace with the group on this hike.
Elevation gain: 502 feet (there will be three 118 to 181 foot climbs)
Avg. Moving Speed: Fast end of Moderate (our last 3 hikes ranged from 2.3 to 2.7 mph)
Trail Condition: slippery and hazardous in places with the usual experiences of leaves over nuts, rocks, and roots, plus extra sticks and blowdowns and awkward slopes.
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.
4058 Whitewater Creek Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
From Google Maps, type: East Palisades Whiltewater
From Google Maps, type: East Palisades Whitewater
Here is the link:
From I -285 East
- Take exit 22, Northside Drive, New Northside Drive, Powers Ferry Road.
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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