Shabbat Hike

March 17, 2018 Sandy Springs Free

Join Rabbi Josh for a morning walk at the beautiful Island Ford in Sandy Springs/Roswell. Dogs and kids encouraged.

Parking fee: $5 cash or sometimes credit card works. Bring a lunch for a picnic after. In case of actual rain, the event will be postponed. Please RSVP so we can contact you in case of iffy weather. Put cell phone # in the notes.

What you need to know about Island Ford Park
1. We will park all the way down the entrance road, near the ranger station. Meet at the ranger station.

2. There is a parking fee at Chattahoochee recreational areas. Bring $ bills if you don’t have a pass. It is $5 or you can buy an annual pass for$40.
America The Beautiful pass now also accepted.

3. We will walk at a leisurely pace so that all can stay together. Be aware there is some elevation (hills) in this walk.|If you are there for exercise, you will love to stay after and explore and enjoy the hilly trails.

4. Bring a snack or lunch to enjoy a picnic together after. If you bring cookies to share, I bet you will have some takers and you will make a lot of friends.

5. Allison Carter is the information/last minute/emergency contact. If you are not attending at the last minute or have questions, please contact her. Call or Text 770-298-1186.

Meet outside the visitors center:

About the walk:
We start at the park’s historic log park headquarters built in the 1930s (view maps and driving directions), dropping elevation to the banks of the Chattahoochee River. The hike turns left at the river’s edge, crossing a wooden bridge and diving into the forest flanking the riverine shoreline.

The trail follows the contours of the river’s banks, hiking past large, cave-like overhanging rock outcrops. According to archeologists, these caves likely provided shelter to the early Native American tribes that lived and hunted in the wildlife-rich Chattahoochee River valley.

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Fact Sheet
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Island Ford Visitor Center
8934-9180 Roberts Dr
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

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