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Murphey Candler Loop near Arabia Mountain

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Murphey Candler Elementary School parking lot   Hike: Murphey Candler Loop near Arabia Mountain   National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Dec 4 2022  10:00 am >> Sun, Dec 4 2022 12:30 pm
Registration Opens: Wed, Nov 30 2022 8:30 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Dec 4 2022 7:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:6 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Richard A. Zalik
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 14 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


This loop within the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve goes through rolling wooded hills and a varied and pleasant landscape. The itinerary covers the Cascade, Wilburn Farm, Boomerang and Laurel Creek trails, and approximately 1.7 miles of the PATH paved trail. It goes by Pole Bridge Creek and passes through an abandoned farmstead and a beautiful pond 

Required Items to Bring:

Hiking Shoes/Boots, water.

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The address of Muphey Candler Elementary School is: 6775 South Goddard Rd., Lithonia GA 30038. 


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