Weekly hikes continue with our next hike at Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge.
Plan to leave at 9:00 a.m. from the parking lot at Mayfield Ace Hardware (on Elm Street in Covington). We have permission to park there -- but please park at the bottom of their lot close to Walgreen's.
If you prefer, meet us at the location:
Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge
718 Juliette Road
Round Oak, GA
After the hike we will eat at El Giro Mexican Restaurant in Monticello
Contact for the hike: Greg Richardson @ 678.778.0136.
Distance from Covington: 46 miles
Start: At the Visitor's Center. Bathrooms available.
Distance: 5.2 miles
Difficulty: Moderate to moderate/strenuous
Trail surface: Unpaved hiking trails
Canine Compatibility: Allowed
Nearest Town: Monticello
Fees and Permits: NA
Maps/web site: http://www.fws.gov/piedmont/
Notes: The Red-cockcaded Woodpecker (2.9mi), Lake (.9mi), Pine (.5mi) and Creek (.8mi) trails can be done separately or easily added together.
Our future hikes include:
5 / 9: Indian Springs State Park
5/16: Sandy Creek Nature Center Trail in Athens on 5/16.
Our hike on May 1st is at Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge.
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