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Skip Lunch and Hike the Murphey Candler Park Nature Trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Murphey Candler Park - DeKalb County, GA   Hike: Skip Lunch and Hike the Murphey Candler Park Nature Trail  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jan 30 2015  12:00 pm >> Fri, Jan 30 2015 1:15 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 19 2015 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jan 30 2015 10:00 am
Event Duration:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:3.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Libby G
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


We will go around the trail twice for a total of 3.8 miles and will finish in 1 hour and 15 minutes.  Skip lunch and hike!


Required Items to Bring:

Good walking shoes or hiking boots. Wool socks to avoid blisters. Water. Appropriate clothing for weather temperature. 

If bringing a dog, please bring water for them and a bag in case they leave something along the trail.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Snack and water.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Take 1-285 to Ashford-Dunwoody Road, Exit 29. If you are traveling east on I-285, turn right at the first light. If you are traveling west on I-285, turn left at the first light. Travel south on Ashford-Dunwoody Road for .9 miles and turn left on W. Nancy Creek Drive. This will be past the Montgomery School on your left but before you get to Marist School on your right. Travel .6 miles to the entrance to the park after the lake...on your left. Parking is very limited at the hike entrance we will be taking but there is parking by the baseball fields and you can then walk across the street. Just plan ahead. Allow plenty of time for parking.


Dogs are allowed on this hike. Please sure to keep them on a lease and pick up after them if they leave any presents along the way. Also, have water available for them. Website: There are no restrooms at the hike entrance. There might be some by the baseball fields however they might be locked unless there is a game going on.

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