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Ladyslipper Trail

The Basics:
Event Type:
Event Location: Lake Russell Recreation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 9 2002  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Nov 9 2002 11:59 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 20 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


This is a 6 mile loop trail with wildlife viewing opportunities. If youre planning on joining us for the backpacking trip on Nov 16 this is a nice warm up.

Required Items to Bring:
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Sunglasses, daypack for carrying items, camera, windbreaker or jacket if its chilly this hike is in the mountains.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Habersham County, GA Please try to carpool as parking at the trailhead is very limited. Take I-85 North to 985. From I-985/Ga 365 take the Cornelia Exit and go to Cornelia. Take Georgia highway 123 north toward Taccoa for about to miles to the unincorporated town of Mount Airy. Turn onto the Lake Russell Road, which is also Forest Road 59, and go about 2.5 miles to the Nancy Town Lake and group camping sign. The parking area is at the Nancy Town Lake dam. The trailhead is at the campground on Nancy Town Creek at the head of the lake. The road to this area is gated and you must park at the dam and make the 0.3mile walk to the trailhead, which is in the parking area for the group camp.


Are Dogs Permitted? no Will this event occur rain or shine? We will not hike if its raining. Contact info for organizer for day of event: will be emailed prior to event
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Cost Includes:$2 parking fee for day use/ per car Required Items: Bring whatever lunch or snack you would like to eat on the trail. Bring plenty of water. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

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