2014 John Muir Outing: Origins Hike, Chattahoochee National Recreation Area
Chattahochee National Recreation Area- East Palisades

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Hike the Origins of

Chattahochee National Recreation Area

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 Andy Mycroft and Roger Buerki will lead this 3.4-mile moderate hike in the East Palisades Unit of the CRNA. Roger, a long-time Sierran who helped to create the legislation providing for the CRNA, our local "wilderness" gem, will narrate history and interesting attributes of the CNRA. The hike includes high overlooks of the Chattahoochee River, visiting mill ruins and a bamboo forest. The trail crosses wooden bridges over Charlie’s Trapping Creek and Cabin Creek and affords views of the angular shoals of the Chattahoochee’s riverbed. A portion of the trail follows the bottom of the “palisades” (a line of high cliffs) from which this area gets its name. Parking requires a NPS pass or $3.

DATE Saturday, April 19th
TIME 10:00am - 2:00pm
LOCATION CRNA East Palisades Indian Trail Parking Lot (Click here for a map)
TRANSPORTATION Private cars (participants are encouraged to carpool)
SUGGESTED DONATION $25 
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY Moderate
THINGS TO BRING

Water 
Snacks 
Sunscreen
Hat 
Appropriate clothing 
Appropriate walking/hiking shoes

Trekking Poles and Binoculars (optional)

Bring a Lunch and Beverage!

KID FRIENDLY Yes, youth under 18 years of age must be accompanied by adults
DOG FRIENDLY No
SPECIAL NOTES
OUTING LEADER Andy Mycroft, (678) 933-2025/ am101798@gmail.com
FEATURED SPEAKER Roger Buerki

Date:
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Address:
East Palisades- CRNA
1385 Indian Trail NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

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