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March Community Hike

  • 16 Mar 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Akers Mill, 932 Akers Ridge Drive Atlanta, GA 30339
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March Community Hike

Saturday, March 16

9 AM- 12 PM

West Palisades/ Akers Mill 

Description: Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Chattahoochee River with panoramic views of blooming forests, rocky bluffs, and sandy shorelines along the West Palisades Trail. Nestled within Atlanta, this four-mile loop showcases the park's natural wonders through unpaved trails winding through lush, vine-covered hardwood forests. Be captivated by stunning river vistas and dramatic rocky bluff overlooks, making this hike one of the most scenic in-town adventures.

Location: We will meet at the Akers Mill Parking Lot

Facilities: Restrooms are located 0.5 miles from the parking lot 

Difficulty: This is a moderate to strenuous 4.5 - 5 mile hike; hiking poles are recommended.  Ages 10 and up. Please, NO dogs. 

BringDress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes suitable for forest trail walking, considering layers for temperature changes. Remember to bring water and snacks, and optionally pack binoculars and a hand lens for a more immersive experience.

Note: A daily entrance fee of $5 or annual pass is required.

Limit: 20 persons

Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are proud to support our Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, a unit of the national park system managed by the National Park Service.



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