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Rottenwood Creek Trail
|Event Type:||Urban Hike|
|Event Location:||Cobb Parkway at Chattahoochee River crossing|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Apr 5 2022 7:00 am >> Tue, Apr 5 2022 8:45 am|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Apr 4 2022 11:36 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Apr 5 2022 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||1 Hours 45 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:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Photo of the "heron going for the fish" by Joyce Taffe. Thanks Joyce!
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: 299 feet - a D1 on this basis (one 131 foot hill done twice, Joyce's Hill, with several knobs but just one hill)
Avg. Moving Speed: Fast end of Moderate (our last 3 hikes ranged from 3.2 to 3.7 mph)
The Rottenwood Creek trail connects the Chattahoochee River trail in West Palisades with the Bob Callan trail and as you may have guessed it follows the Rottenwood Creek which powered the old Akers Mill and provides minor cascades for us to enjoy along the way for much of the hike.
Terrain: 100% pavement
Here are a few posts on AllTrails:
"A great mix between the urban Atlanta area, and the wildlife / Chattahoochee river. Great for walking, hiking, and running as well."
"Gorgeous walk with plenty of scenery, both natural and urban. Great way to spend an afternoon."
THE RAIN IS FORECASTED TO START AT 9AM BUT WE HOPE TO FINISH BEFORE IT STARTS. CLOUDINESS WILL HOWEVER MAKE IT DARKER THAN USUAL FOR FIRST LIGHT AND SUNRISE.
|How to Get There:|
3444 Cobb Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
From Google Maps, type:
Paces Mill Boat Ramp
Here is the google link:
Other GPS apps may leave you lost on Cumberland Blvd.
The lot is at the end of the Chattahoochee River Bridge on Cobb Parkway.
We meet at the restrooms building.
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$5 for daily pass by way of credit card on-line from home or use the QR code sign in the parking lot.
CRNRA annual pass or annual America The Beatiful national parks pass also accepted
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.