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Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area (9/14/2019)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Sep 14 2019  10:20 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Sep 14 2019 8:00:00 AM
Event Duration:about 3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Sandie
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 11 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Come and explore the scenic trails at Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area, west of Edmonton. There are four interlinking trails - Indian Ridge, Natures Way, Woodland Lookout, and Cranberry Corner Trails for a total of ~11km. The terrain is mainly gently rolling hills, but there are a few steeper sections too, for a bit of a workout. There are picnic tables and outhouses along the trails. Click on the links for more info: Parkland County Webpage and Chickakoo Trail Map.

*PLEASE NOTE: I hope to do all of the 11km of trails but this depends on the group preferences, weather, etc. I figure we will take 3 hours to complete this trip including a 15-20 minute lunch/snack break. This will be a MODERATE paced hike at 4.5-5km/hour.

We will begin the hike at 10:30AM at the Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area trailhead. To recognize me, I will be wearing a royal blue EOC cap and standing next to a blue Hyundai in the UPPER parking lot.

Required Items to Bring:
Suitable walking/hiking clothing & footwear
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking poles
Bug spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:- From Edmonton, go west on Highway 16 then turn north (right) onto Highway 779 (RR #10).
- Follow the signs to Chickakoo - turn left at Twp #534 then turn right at RR #13
- At the "T" junction, turn right then the Chickakoo parking lot will be on your left
- Drive to the top of the hill as we will meet in the UPPER parking lot


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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

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