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Middle Oconee River

Middle Oconee River Hike 5/15/22

Join Oconee River Land Trust (ORLT) on May 15th for an afternoon hike on the Middle Oconee River.

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Middle Oconee River Hike 5/15/22

Time & Location

May 15, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Middle Oconee River , Old Wages Rd, Georgia 30666, USA

About the event

Join Oconee River Land Trust (ORLT) on May 15th for an afternoon Middle Oconee River hike. Our group will meet at the end of Old Wages Road. ORLT staff will be there to help direct you where to park. From there, Stewardship Director Dan Crescenzo will lead an approximately 2-3 mile leisurely walk through forests along the Middle Oconee River.

  • When: May 15th, 1:00 – 3:00pm.
  • Cost: free
  • Where to meet: At the end of Old Wages Road, Statham, GA 30666
  • Terrain: Moderate difficulty, with some steeper slopes and off-trail hiking.
  •  Details: The walk will take us through mesic hardwood, bottomland hardwood, oak-hickory-pine and pine-oak forests near the Middle Oconee River. Along the way, we will see a Native American fishing weir and extensive areas of mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) and dog hobble (Leucothoe fontanesiana).
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