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Happy Hike at Sweetwater Creek
|Event Location:||Sweetwater Creek State Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Jan 11 2023 11:00 am >> Wed, Jan 11 2023 1:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Jan 10 2023 12:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Jan 11 2023 10:30 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Lisa Maldonado|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||7 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
The creek should be raging with all the rain.We will start our hike from the visitor's center on The red trail. We will go past old mill ruins and hike along the creek. We can then hike some of the yellow trail to see the ruins from the other side of the creek. Please bring a lunch or snack. The group will stop along the creek to have a snack and water. All of these trails have varied terrain with rocky areas and tree roots. Study hiking shoes are recommended. I am estimating about 6 miles but could be a little more.
We will meet at the event, no carpool will be organized.
Entrance fee is $5.00 unless you have a Georgia State Park Pass.
|How to Get There:|
Sweetwater Creek State Park
N 33.753783 | W -084.639000
Take I-20 west from Atlanta, exit #44 at Thornton Road, turn left and go ¼ mile. Turn right on Blairs Bridge Road. After 2 miles, turn left on Mount Vernon Road and proceed to the park.
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Rain will cancel hike