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This will be a combination of walking on the street 1.25 miles, then a 2.5 mile loop in Simpsonwood Park (across the Chattahoochee River from Jones Bridge) and walking back to our cars. It will be a total of 5 miles. We'll walk 3 mph on the street and 2.5 mph in the park. This is a lovely wooded trail and not to be missed. There are bathroom in the park so you will actually have 2 opportunities to use them at 1.25 miles and 3.75 miles. No Dogs. We will be meeting at the Peachtree Corners YMCA (I'm not sure if it is opened yet). When coming down Peachtree Corners Circle turn onto W. Jones Bridge Road and into parking lot. We'll meet in the parking lot close to that entrance. We will maintain social distancing of 6' Bring water, hat and sunglasses etc.
We will meet at 3855 Fence Road, Auburn, GA at 8:45 to start the hike at 9:00am. I may plan on a warm up around the Pond Trail, then a combination of the West Meadow Trail, Beech Tree Trail, Woodland Trail and the Ravine Loop Trail with Indian Mounds. We can keep going on the Equestrian Trail or not. Plan on 6-8 miles. The elevation is nothing serious. The distance makes it more an intermediate/Moderate hike. Bring water, snacks, and a good attitude Dogs on a leash. For more info Sandra[masked]
This moderate hike is 4+ miles in under 2 hours. It has over 500 feet of climb to the observation area at the top. This is NOT an Easy, Beginner, or Flat hike. location: Sawnee Mountain Preserve Indian Seats trail is about a 4.0+ mile loop that takes us to an observation area on top of the mountain with some great views of North Georgia. Please note that dogs are not allowed at Sawnee. We will maintain social distancing of 6' Please arrive 5 mins earlier to have time to stop by restroom, pay parking if needed and introduce yourself.
This is an intermediate 5 miles hike . A couple of baby hills and a few steps but otherwise flat along the Chattahoochee River. You can find a copy of the trail map here: http://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/upload/TrailMapJones.pdf We'll start with the little loop to see the old Jones Bridge that doesn't exist any more and then walk along the water, loop back around the field and retrace our steps to get back to the car. We'll meet in the parking lot at the very end of the entrance road. Restrooms are available here but not 100% sure they will be open. Please remove all valuables visible in your vehicles because there have been acts of vandalism. There are 2 entrances to Jones Bridge coming from Holcomb Bridge. The first is the environmental center....don't turn here. Go to the next one. Then pass the first parking lot and go all the way to the end. Normally, Please bring $5 for the parking if you don't have a CRNA annual pass $40 or an America the beautiful pass. SENIOR ANNUAL PASS 62+: $20 SENIOR LIFETIME PASS 62+: $80 We will maintain social distancing of 6' Please arrive 5 mins earlier to have time to stop by restroom, pay parking if needed and introduce yourself. Bring water, hat and poncho in case rain