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Stone Mountain Sunset Hike - It's the Top & Back

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Stone Mountain Park   Hike: Stone Mountain Sunset Hike - It's the Top & Back  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Oct 30 2011  5:30 pm >> Sun, Oct 30 2011 7:00 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Oct 24 2011 10:57 am
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Oct 30 2011 3:00 pm
Event Duration:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:2 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Tom Jarosz (Juh'rose)
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 17 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


We will be hiking the Approach Trail going to the top of Stone Mountain from Confederate Hall parking lot and back.  This is a casual and social hike up the mountain, so you can choose your own pace.  At the top of the mountain, we will hang out for awhile, take pics, and  enjoy the scenic view and sunset from the top.  What better way to to end a weekend and enjoy the surrounding area & scenic view with AOC friends! 

From Confederate Hall parking lot starting point to the top and back is about 2 miles.


Free parking is avaialable at MARTA PARK n RIDE parking lot. It is less than a half mile walk to the park and the entrance is near our meeting area. Please take the time to look at the park map and parking options in order to be on time!

Any questions - email me.

Required Items to Bring:

  • Bottle water
  • Hiking boots or trail shoes, running shoes, etc. 
  • Trail Snacks or Energy bar
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Energy bars or trail snacks etc
  • Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Directions To Confederate Hall Parking Lot:

To the main entrance- From I-285 take U.S. Hwy 78 East (Snellville/Athens) exit. Travel about 7 miles and take Exit 8, the Stone Mountain Park Main Entrance. After entering the main entrance, proceed straight ahead. The road will fork at about 1 mile - stay to the right. Continue to follow the road for another mile. Confederate Hall will be on your left. (Careful - there's a stop sign in front of Confederate Hall for those entering the West Gate.) The parking lot will be immediately after. Wait for the group near the walk up trail.

Free public parking in Stone Mountain Village

From Hwy 78 take exit 5 - stay right for a half mile - then a quick exit to E. Ponce/Stone Mtn. Village. At the end of the ramp turn left. Drive a mile or so into town. Turn left on East Mountain. Turn right on Fourth Street. There you will find the MARTA park and ride.

Parking fee inside the park is $10/- or if you have annual pass.

Important Links -

Stone Mountain Park Trail Map

Map to Stone Mountain Village free parking

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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.