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Thursday After Work Hike: Sope Creek to Cochran Shoals

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Chattahoochee National Recreation Area Sope Creek parking lot
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Aug 19 2010  5:30 pm >> N/A
Registration Opens: Thu, Aug 12 2010 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Aug 19 2010 11:55 am
Event Duration:three hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Richard A. Zalik
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Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:18
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 16 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

From the parking lot we will walk on a couple of different trails to the banks of the Chattahoochee. From there we will take another trail that leads outside the park at Parkwood Cir., some 50 yds. from Powers Ferry Rd. We will have a brief rest stop and return to Sope Creek. The trip back will be on a slightly different route.

Estimated walking time: from Sope to Parkwood: 80 minutes. From Parkwood to Sope: 100 minutes. Distance: about 6.5 miles.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Water. Good hiking shoes

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Coming from downtown Atlanta drive north on I 75 until Exit 261. Take a right to East Delk Road. After a little over a mile, Delk Rd. dead ends at Terrell Mill. Turn left on Terrell Mill for about one mile, until you reach Paper Mill Rd. Turn right on Paper Mill Rd. and proceed another mile or so. The parking will be on your right.

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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Cost Includes:$3 parking fee per car.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the AOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

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