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After Work Hike at Island Ford
|Event Location:||Sandy Springs GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Aug 2 2022 6:00 pm >> Tue, Aug 2 2022 8:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Jul 29 2022 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Aug 2 2022 6:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Sue M.|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please join me for a hike on the beautiful trails of the Island Ford unit of the Chattahoochee River Natl Recreation Area (CRNRA). We will be hiking at a steady pace along the river, up into the woods and then the lollipop loop stopping to hydrate and gather up. There are some moderate climbs but nothing too hard. Please be sure you can keep a steady pace because we have to be back before dark.
Please note that there is a $5 parking fee unless you have an annual Chattahoochee River Rec parking pass. Be prepared to use your phone to pay for parking since the kiosks are no longer accepting cash. The Visitors Center will be open if you wish to purchase an annual pass.
Please hydrate before the hike and bring water to hydrate during the hike.
Bathrooms are not available as the Visitors Center will be closed at the start of the hike.
|How to Get There:|
DIRECTIONS for DRIVERS proceeding NORTHBOUND on GA400 from the GA400/I285 Interchange
1. Take GA400 to exit #6 (Northridge Road) Bear right to loop around the exit, stay in the right lane, cross over GA 400 and immediately turn right at the light onto Dunwoody Place.
DIRECTIONS for DRIVERS proceeding SOUTHBOUND on GA400 from Alpharetta/Roswell
1. Take GA400 southbound to exit #6 (Northridge Road). Bear right to loop around the exit and at the traffic light continue straight ahead onto Dunwoody Place.
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Physical address is::
1978 Island Ford Parkway
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