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    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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  • Johnson Ferry Intermittent Trail Closures

    Representatives of Colonial Pipeline Company will be working on the gas pipeline in the Johnson Ferry North unit. The work will require intermittent trail closures. For your safety please stay on designated trails and obey all trail closures.

Event Details

  • 05/01/2013

    Location: Oxbo Road, Roswell, GA 30075 | Map Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Island Ford Visitor Contact Station Contact Phone Number: 678-538-1200

Join the National Park Service for a great loop hike through the oak hickory ridge forest, mesic forest, and the ridge top trail on the steep slopes above the scenic Vickery Creek Ravine. We will see very large big leaved Umbrella Magnolia. Our loop will take us past beautiful areas with native ferns, shrubs and wildflowers. We will observe an succession area several years after a pine beetle kill. The ridge top trail shows plants which survive in shallow soils, cliff areas, and dry conditions. This is a great trail to discover.

Dress for the weather; wear very comfortable hiking shoes and dress in layers so that you can adjust to changes in the temperature and your activity level. Don't forget drinking water, binoculars, hand lens, notebook, and camera!

Reservations are required; please call 678-538-1200 to make your reservation, space is limited!

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