Wells Viaduct at Locust Stake with David 3.11.22

Wells Viaduct at Locust Stake with David 3.11.22
Date: Friday, March 11, 2022
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Leader(s): David Carswell
Location: 
Wells Viaduct at Locust Stake near Toccoa, GA

Outing Description:
Four+ mile loop hike on decommissioned OHV trail. The trout lilies should be blooming, a recent logging operation should be visible along the way, as well as a waterfall and the old viaduct.

photo by Clayton Webster

Meeting Place Directions: 
Antioch Baptist Church, Antioch Baptist Church, 2175 Antioch Church Road, Mt Airy, GA 30563. 0.3 miles east of highway 441/23/15. No prominent landmarks for Antioch Church Road.

See meeting place on Google Maps

Distance and Difficulty:  
4+ miles round trip, 726 feet elevation gain, strenuous in some areas especially if wet. To view the cascade requires a difficult short steep scramble up an eroded path.

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

Cancellation: If Outing is cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances, we will notify you via email by 6:00 pm on the evening before.

Pet Policy: No pets this time please

Participation Limit: 15

Photos!