Early afternoon hike at JMF
Difficulty level: Moderately strenuous due to a few steep hills and pace
Distance, Pace, and Duration: 4.5 miles, moderate pace workout, 2 hours
Route: Welcome Center to Siltstone to Purple Heart loop, around the loop, then back on the Siltstone
Regrouping: We will stay together the entire hike and take one short break
What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, water
Directions to Location:1. From I-65 take I-265 West (Gene Snyder Freeway). 2. Take New Cut Road exit and turn left (south) 3. Travel approximately 1.2 miles. At yellow flashing light, turn right onto Mitchell Hill Road. 4. Travel 1.5 miles. turn left into the Welcome Center parking lot (11311 Mitchell Hill Road). The Welcome Center is a white, two story building with a red roof.