Our hike on May 1st is at Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge.
NOTE we are moving to 8am as our leave time now that it is getting warmer.
Plan to leave at 8:00 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 the Whistle Stop Café in Juliette.
Contact for the hike – Greg Richardson 678.778.0136. Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge 718 Juliette Road, Round Oak, GA
Distance from Covington- 46 miles
Start At the Visitors Center.
-Bathrooms are available in the Visitors Center.
Distance- 5.2 miles
Difficulty- Moderate to easy
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 (2.9), Lake (.9), Pine (.5) and Creek (.8) trails can be done separately or easily added together.