Outing Alert
September 26th, 2018
Rich Slopes Near Monticello Glades
Saturday, October 20, 2018 
Yellow crownbeard (Verbesina helianthoides) glade
Photo by JP Schmidt
Hike Leader: Dr. JP Schmidt

Outing Description: We will explore the area of mafic rolling hardwood forest near the Monticello glades

Hike Location: Fellowship Road and Forest Service Road #1111 in Jasper County, very near Monticello, GA

Meeting Time and Place: Meet at 10:00am. Click here for a Google map.

Distance and Difficulty: About 1 mile over gentle grades, some driving between nearby sites

Duration: 2-4 hours

Participant Limit: 22

What to Bring and Wear: Lunch, plenty of water, rain gear, sturdy footwear. If allergic to bees/wasps, remember to bring your meds/epi-pen.

Cancellation/Rain Date: Hikers will be notified if hike is canceled due to forecast of severe weather, etc.

Pet Policy: Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

Family Safe Policy: Georgia ForestWatch outings are a smoke, alcohol, and drug-free setting.

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Space is limited.
Reservations are required.

Our outings are free of charge and open to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis, up to the limit. BUT DON'T FORGET, Georgia ForestWatch members are always given priority on our hikes. To learn how you can become a member, click here.

To Reserve Your Spot
Please register using this link (for the best chance of securing a spot) or call 706-867-0051 with the following information.
  1. Name of person(s)
  2. Your email address
  3. Your phone number (preferably cell if you will be carrying it on the outing day)
For more information on the hike, OR if you need directions on the day of the hike, please contact JP Schmidt here or call the phone number provided in your confirmation message. Please note that the Georgia ForestWatch office is not open on weekends, so you will need to contact JP directly.

Upcoming Outings & Events - Mark Your Calendars!

Wednesday, November 7th - Appalachian Trail, Dicks Creek Gap to Powell Mountain - with Melanie Vickers

Saturday, December 1st - Dog-Friendly Hike on the Appalachian Trail - with Tom Colkett


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