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Top of the Falls to Hike Inn

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: 418 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd., Dawsonville, GA 30534   Hike: Top of the Falls to Hike Inn  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Thu, May 19 2022  9:00 am >> Thu, May 19 2022 3:00 pm
Registration Opens: Fri, May 13 2022 8:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, May 18 2022 6:00 pm
Event Duration:6 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:10 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Pam M
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 7 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join me on a fun day hike! as we complete this loop!

We will start at the top of the falls by the restrooms. The Approach trail makes for a great rewarding day hike. We may run into campers or even backpackers section hiking the AT.
There are hardly any views on Frosty Mountain but a steady climb until mile 4.5 where we approach the sign for the Hike Inn. We will have lunch at the Hike Inn.

In between, we will observe water breaks, stopping briefly at intersections/junctions. After lunch we wiill continue down the Len Foote Trail to the parking lot at the top of the Falls.

Pls note that there is NO CARPOOL for this event.
$5 parking fee applies unless you have a Georgia State Parks annual pass. Eleveation gain is aprox. 2300ft. Recent D4 or higher experiencerequired to join the fun at a pace of 2.5 mph.

Required Items to Bring:

3L of Water/electrolytes

Hiking boots


Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking Poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Amicalola State Park is 15 miels northwest of Dawsonville on GA 52. Take 400 North to GA 53 (on your left). Take GA 53 West to GA 183 Northonto GA 52 East. Entrance to Amicalola State Park will be on your left.

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