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Mar 16 2009

Sweetwater Creek

Saturday 2/14/09
Trip: 4.24 miles
Elevation: 1020ft (max) 820ft (min) ~388ft (total accent)
Time: 2h 15m
Temperature: 75 F
Wind: Light breeze
Conditions: Clear, no precipitation, low humidity
Pack Weight: ~10lbs (day pack load)

Summary:

Sweetwater Creek is a small park about 20 minutes west on I-20 from downtown Atlanta. It’s tucked away in the middle of a residential area and has two decent size lakes and a wide, quick flowing creek/river. The largest trail loop runs along the edge of the creek for about 40% of the total distance. Well groomed and clearly marked, there’s a good mix of small rock scrambles creek side and then a short elevation climb up out of the creek basin. Definately a great strech-the-legs-after-a-long-winter type of hike.

Elevation Profile
Sweetwater Creek Trail

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