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Faculty & Staff Wellness Hikes

$10.00

Faculty & Staff Wellness Hikes are beginner friendly 3-5 mile guided hikes conducted at a leisurely pace, scheduled close to Atlanta so you can "get up, get out, and get home" before lunch on Saturday, and still have time for the rest of your busy weekend.

Please note:
-Participants are responsible for their own transportation. With several locations around Atlanta, we hope that you'll find at least one location convenient to you!
-Sorry, no pets!
Faculty & Staff Wellness Hikes are beginner friendly 3-5 mile guided hikes conducted at a leisurely pace, scheduled close to Atlanta so you can "get up, get out, and get home" before lunch on Saturday, and still have time for the rest of your busy weekend.

Please note:
-Participants are responsible for their own transportation. With several locations around Atlanta, we hope that you'll find at least one location convenient to you!
-Sorry, no pets!

Program Offerings

10/29/2016 East - Arabia Mountain
Fall 2016

Registration closed Fri, Oct 28 2016 5:00P

Schedule not set for 10/29/2016 East - Arabia Mountain

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area spans hundreds of acres. The area is packed with beautiful landscapes, from breathtaking mountain summits, wildlife-filled grassy meadows, to glassy lakes and wide-open fields of rock and boulders. As long as it's not too hot, it's a cool place to visit. If the temperatures are too high, we'll head back to Sweetwater Creek, which is a great place no matter the weather.

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Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area spans hundreds of acres. The area is packed with beautiful landscapes, from breathtaking mountain summits, wildlife-filled grassy meadows, to glassy lakes and wide-open fields of rock and boulders. As long as it's not too hot, it's a cool place to visit. If the temperatures are too high, we'll head back to Sweetwater Creek, which is a great place no matter the weather.

10/8/2016 North - Kennesaw Mountain Trails
Fall 2016

Registration closed Fri, Oct 7 2016 6:00P

Schedule not set for 10/8/2016 North - Kennesaw Mountain Trails

Meet for breakfast at the Mountain Biscuit Company at 7 a.m. if you're an early riser. Join the group at the base of Little Kennesaw at 7:30 a.m. for a trek over the smaller mountain then up to the top of Big Kennesaw. Before Atlanta fell to General Sherman's Union army in 1864, a fierce battle raged around the base and on the face of the mountains.

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Meet for breakfast at the Mountain Biscuit Company at 7 a.m. if you're an early riser. Join the group at the base of Little Kennesaw at 7:30 a.m. for a trek over the smaller mountain then up to the top of Big Kennesaw. Before Atlanta fell to General Sherman's Union army in 1864, a fierce battle raged around the base and on the face of the mountains.

9/17/2016 West - Sweet Water Creek
Fall 2016

Registration closed Wed, Sep 14 2016 5:00P

Schedule not set for 9/17/2016 West - Sweet Water Creek

Sweetwater Creek State Park is only minutes from downtown Atlanta. Join us along wooded trails that follow a spirited stream to the ruins of the New Manchester Manufacturing Company, a textile mill burned during the Civil War. Trails clibm rocky bluffs to provide views of beautiful rapids below and windo through fields and forest. Enjoy unique flora and fauna including ferns, amphibians, wild azaleas and reptiles. Optional Standup Paddle Boarding experience to follow, based on weather and availability.

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Sweetwater Creek State Park is only minutes from downtown Atlanta. Join us along wooded trails that follow a spirited stream to the ruins of the New Manchester Manufacturing Company, a textile mill burned during the Civil War. Trails clibm rocky bluffs to provide views of beautiful rapids below and windo through fields and forest. Enjoy unique flora and fauna including ferns, amphibians, wild azaleas and reptiles. Optional Standup Paddle Boarding experience to follow, based on weather and availability.


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