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Sunday Morning Hike: Sope Creek to Cochran Shoals
|Event Location:||Chattahoochee National Recreation Area Sope Creek parking lot|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jun 22 2014 10:00 am >> Sun, Jun 22 2014 1:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Jun 18 2014 9:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Jun 21 2014 9:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Thomas W.|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||9 / 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. When we reach Sibley pond, we will head
East towards the old flour mill by Paper Mill Rd. to take a water break and
eat our snacks. Then we will proceed by smaller trails in the Sope Creek
area to see the old paper mill that was burned by Union forces during the
Civil War (a must see) across the creek. From here we will make our way
to Cochran Shoals and loop back to the Sope Creek parking lot.
|How to Get There:|
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.
$3 parking fee per car or valid parking pass.
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