Our hike on April 17th is at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia near Athens.
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 below.
After the hike we will eat at Taziki’s on Prince Avenue in Athens.
Contact for the hike – Greg 678.778.0136
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 S. Milledge Avenue
**Distance from Covington: 41 miles (allow 1 hour)
**Start: Trailhead for the white trail is located on the right as you enter the first parking area. **Bathrooms: available in the visitor center. **Distance: 4.4 miles
**Difficulty: Moderate to easy
**Trail surface: Unpaved hiking trails
**Canine Compatibility: Not allowed
**Nearest Town: Athens
**Fees and Permits: NA
**Maps/web site: http://botgarden.uga.edu