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Mulberry Creek -- Fast
|Event Location:||726 Hyde Road, Marietta 30068 - Parking lot (past the gazebo in front of the ranch house education building))|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Feb 10 2023 1:30 pm >> Fri, Feb 10 2023 3:10 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Feb 8 2023 1:30 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Feb 10 2023 1:30 pm|
|Event Duration:||1 Hours 40 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Gary 'L'|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
This is not a beginners hike -- we are told this group hikes faster than the typical D2 hike
To qualify for this hike, you need to have recently kept pace with a FAST D2 group and be willing to keep pace with this group. Due to the small roster size, you will be wait-listed if yoiu have a 50% cancellation rate so that we can have a better chance for a full roster at the time of the hike.
Avg. Speed: FAST - our last 3 hikes were 3.1-3.3 mph
Terrain: rugged creek banks and stepping stones with 18 creek crossings; bird area with wet grass and overgrowth
Elevation Gain: Moderate
We will follow Mulberry Creek through a shaded forest and cross the Creek on stones 18 times
If the creek happens to be high, we might even get our feet wet.
Normally, the Creek hike is a "lariet" through the Hyde Farm County Park with the "noose" in Johnson Ferry North of the CRNRA.
However, temporarily, there is a construction fence obstacle so the lariot is currently a Y.
|How to Get There:|
726 Hyde Road, Marietta 30068
Use Google Maps, typing Hyde Farm
or use the link:
From Johnson Ferry Rd turn on to Lower Roswell Rd (towards Roswell).
Hyde Rd is on the right and clearly marked.
Go all the way to the end of Hyde Rd and park on the right or left when you see the gazebo.
Parking rows are between the gazebo and the community garden.
There are restrooms at the Community Center (looks like a ranch home) behind the gazebo.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
Parking is free at the Community Center or across the street at the Community Garden.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.