Freedom Park Walking Tour & Picnic

  • May 11, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Carter Center (see event description)

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Base fee:
  • Registration fees are non-refundable but, if you cannot attend, you can apply them to a future tour. You can go for free if you become a member.

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Join us for a fun and informative tour of Freedom Park, one of Atlanta's largest and most beautiful parks. We alternate among eight distinct routes so, chances are, you will see something different every time you go on one of these tours... 

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • On May 11, we will be doing Route #2 on this interactive map
  • Our Freedom Park Walking Tours are offered every third Friday (see our Upcoming Tour Calendar)
  • We alternate among eight distinct routes so, chances are, you will see something different every time you go on one of these tours. 
  • All of these tours begin and end at the Carter Center (see this video for exact location)
  • The tours are led by a professional tour guide. You can expect a nice balance of history and casual conversation. You can also expect to make some new friends.
  • The tours last approximately three (3) hours, which includes a 30-45 minute picnic lunch at a secret location (bring your own lunch)
  • We walk at a leisurely pace as one of our goals is to enjoy being outside. Freedom Park is a beautiful park. It is also ideal for walking.
LOGISTICS
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour
  • The itinerary and tour route may vary based on various factors including group size, weather, etc.
  • We typically go if it is drizzling; we cancel if it is raining or if the temperature is expected to stay below 50-degrees F.
  • Registration fees are non-refundable but you may self-cancel at anytime and apply 100% of your fee to a future tour
  • You should be physically fit and capable of walking 3 - 5 miles in moderately hilly terrain at a moderate pace.
  • If you have any doubts about your physical condition please do not register for this tour.
  • The minimum age to participate is 12. Stroller-age children are welcome as long as they don't disrupt the tour.
  • Pets are welcome as long as they don't bother other guests, are on a leash and you clean up after them.
  • Cameras are fine but our tours may not be recorded by any means.
  • Please contact guest support if you have specific questions not answered above.

ABOUT FREEDOM PARK

Freedom Park is the largest linear passive park in the City of Atlanta at just over 200 acres of pastoral rolling green space. With the advent of the Atlanta Beltline, Freedom Park is a critical connection to movement throughout the city by bike or by foot. Did you know thAT you can begin at the far east end of the Olmsted Linear Parks, at the Decatur city limits and make your way all the way to Ansley Park, all on trails, and with a just a few easy street crossings? The Freedom Park trails will connect you to downtown Atlanta, Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward, Candler Park, Poncey-Highland, Virginia Highland, Little 5 Points, The Atlanta BeltLine, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, and so much more.

Freedom Park is Atlanta’s Art Park – check-out the links above to learn more about the permanent art installations in the park. Freedom Park is also home the the Carter Center and Jimmy Carter Presidential Library.

SOURCE: Freedom Park Conservancy

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