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Friday Delight: Tis A Casual Piedmont Park & Beltline Urban Hike - 10:30 AM Start
|Event Type:||Urban Hike|
|Event Location:||Piedmont Park, 14th St. and Piedmont Ave, Atlanta, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Nov 18 2022 10:30 am >> Fri, Nov 18 2022 1:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Nov 9 2022 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Nov 18 2022 10:15 am|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||6|
|Number Registered So Far:||7 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
"Piedmont Park & Beltline"
Keeping it casual :)
Come join us for this midmorning casual urban hike at Piedmont Park & Beltline.
Our destination will be Krog's Market and back! Along the way we will have a chance to enjoy the park views, Beltline art, and also drop in at the Ponce City Market for a quick rest stop and beverage and/or snack of your choice - you pay for it of course, so bring $$$ :)
What better way to enjoy a Friday morning!
We will meet promptly at 10:30 AM at the 14th Street gate in Piedmont Park. This gate can be found at the intersection of Piedmont Road and 14th Street. Please give yourself plenty of time to get here, especially if you are not familiar with the neighborhood.
There is plenty of paid parking near the meeting point. I like to park on the side streets near the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. There is a little pocket of free parking that may be available. PLEASE give yourself plenty of time and pay careful attention to the parking signs. Also, give yourself ample time to travel by foot from your parking spot to the meeting point. If you take MARTA to the park, the closest station is Arts Center.
We will start our hike at the 14th Street gate,stroll through Piedmont Park, and glide onto the Beltline Section south for approximately 3-3.5 miles http://beltline.org/trails/eastside-trail/. At the half way mark, we will double back along the Eastside Trail section and re-enter Piedmont Park on the 10th Street side, then continue back to the 14th Street gate that way.
The total hiking distance will be around 6-7 miles at a moderate pace. Actual distance and finishing time can vary so please be flexible.
Event is weather dependent and at the discretion of the trip leader(s) may be cancelled or rescheduled due to actual or forecasted rain, snow, or cold weather.
Itinerary subject to change before and during event.
Finding our way to Krog's Market
|How to Get There:|
Piedmont Park, Entrance at Piedmont Ave and 14th St NE. Google is great for getting directions from anyplace in the city.
Here is a link to a map of the park. http:// www.piedmontpark.org/visit/park_map.html
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