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Island Ford

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Island Ford - Hewlett Pond parking   Hike: Island Ford   National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Apr 20 2022  10:00 am >> Wed, Apr 20 2022 12:00 pm
Registration Opens: Tue, Apr 19 2022 2:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Apr 20 2022 10:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:5 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Let's hike Island Ford!  Island Ford is one of our favorites of the CNRA units.  This will be a fast hike including warm up hill, walk along the river, lollipop, and the interior which has some hills.  A workout! Several short breaks during our hike. Recent D2+ experience to join the hike.  Not for beginners. 

We will meet at the  Hewlett Pond Parking Lot,  no bathrooms here so plan ahead.  

As always, please arrive at least 10 minutes early for introductions giving us an on time start for the hike.

Parking pass required. $5 for daily parking here if you don't have a pass. More details: visit/fees.htm

Look forward to seeing you!

Required Items to Bring:

Hiking boots.

Water. No water = No hike.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Hewlett Pond Parking Lot - 2nd Left after entering Island Ford

1906 Island Ford Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA

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