Island Ford Hike - Fri, Feb 6 2015

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Island Ford Hike


The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: 1978 Island Ford Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30350
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Feb 6 2015  4:00 pm >> Fri, Feb 6 2015 6:00 pm
Registration Opens: Sat, Jan 31 2015 12:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Feb 6 2015 3:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:5 Miles
Pace:Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Libby G
Daveo
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:14
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

We will start at the Visitor's Center...all the way at the end of the road that you enter on and into the park area.  We will walk up the road for a mile, then head into the woods...going through the lollipop section and back around to the river areas, etc.  Might take it a bit slower at a moderate pace (moderate, not slow) for the 5 miles.  If we feel adventurous, will go around the "magicial" lake for a few extra steps.

 


Required Items to Bring:

Water.

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

Snacks.


How to Get There:
Event Directions:

From Atlanta, travel north on Highway 400 to Northridge Road - Exit 6.

As you exit, remain in the right lane and cross the highway bridge.

Turn right (north) at the first traffic light to Dunwoody Place.

Continue north for 0.6 mile and turn right (east) on Roberts Drive.

Go for 0.7 mile, crossing beneath Highway 400 to Island Ford Parkway.

Turn right (north) into the park.


Notes:

Restrooms are available at the Visitor's Center which is at the end of Island Ford Parkway.  Open during their regular business hours.

Island Ford phone number is 678-538-1200 and website is www.nps.gov/chat - Island Ford.


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