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Thursday Morning Semi-Fitness Hike at Island Ford
|Event Location:||Sandy Springs, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Thu, Sep 21 2023 10:00 am >> Thu, Sep 21 2023 12:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Sep 14 2023 6:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, Sep 21 2023 10:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||15|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||15 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
While Joyce recoves from two broken wrists, I've offered to lead her Thursday morning hikes. You know what that means, no Joyce/no bubble, and there's always the possibility I'll skip the warm-up hill.
Island Ford has much to offer with its variety of surfaces, views of the Chattahoochee, and lots of short, challenging hills which get our hearts pumping!
|How to Get There:|
1906 Island Ford Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA
(Coordinates are for the park entrance. Our parking lot is .6 miles down the road.)
From northbound US 19 and GA 400
- Take exit #6 (Northridge Road).
From southbound US 19 and GA 400
Once you enter the main gate, drive down the road about .6 miles until you see the sign for the Hewlett Pond parking lot on the left, above road level. The pond will be on your right if you drive past the lot.
Purchase a Park Pass online: https://www.nps.gov/c hat/planyourvisit/fees.htm
Parking is $5, payable online or with your smartphone at the parking lot. No cash accepted.
Annual and daily passes may be purchased at the Visitor Center at the end of the entrance road - - about a mile from the front gate.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.
Please cancel your registration yourself up to the time of the hike if you can't join us after all. It puts an unnecessary burden on the trip leaders to ask them to delete your registration before the hike starts.
And if you're on the waiting list, it's assumed you will hike on Thursday morning if you get a last-minute call. Please remove yourself from the waiting list if you can't get to the hike in short notice.