Buford, Georgia (GA) Trails & Maps

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  • Allatoona Pass

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface:

    While the mile-long Allatoona Pass is today a serene, pine-shaded trail, in April 1862 it played a role in the Great Locomotive Chase, when disguised Union soldiers seeking to destroy critical bridges along the Western & Atlantic line tore through ...
  • Arabia Mountain Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 12.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Arabia Mountain Trail winds its way through giant rock outcroppings, past rushing streams plunging in woodland waterfalls and among farmland and fields of wildflowers undulating in the breeze. In addition, Klondike Park and the Davidson-Arabia ...
  • Athens - North Oconee River Greenway

    State: GA
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The North Oconee River Greenway is a 3.5-mile long, 10-foot wide, paved multi-use path open to all types of non-motorized uses. The trail runs from Sandy Creek Nature Center (connecting with Cook's Greenway Trail), following the North Oconee ...
  • Atlanta BeltLine (Overview)

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 6.8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Atlanta BeltLine will link more than 40 neighborhoods, multiple public parks, and mass transit stations in a planned 33-mile trail network throughout the city. Rather than the straight line of a typical rail-trail, the growing BeltLine will ...
  • Atlanta Road Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Atlanta Road Path skirts the western border of Dobbins Air Reserve Base in the northwestern suburbs of Atlanta. The paved path begins in the Belmont Hills subdivision of Smyrna and heads north 2.5 miles towards Marietta. It parallels its ...
  • Big Creek Greenway

    State: GA
    Length: 13.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    This flat, winding trail has plenty of shade and is divided into two sections. There are plans to connect the two trails and to extend them. The southern portion (Roswell/Alpharetta section) runs parallel to, and on the east side of, North ...
  • Camp Creek Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Camp Creek Greenway runs east-west through Lilburn in northeastern Atlanta. It's paved and scenic, traversing woodlands for much of its journey. Deer, rabbits, foxes, owls, and other birds are often spotted in this natural setting. Pets are ...
  • Chastain Park Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 3.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This 3-mile path around Chastain Park in Atlanta is one of PATH Foundation's most popular trails (the PATH Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing a multi-use network of greenway trails throughout Georgia).On any given ...
  • Cochran Shoals Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    Cochran Shoals Trail, on the northwestern outskirts of Atlanta, follows the western bank of the Chattahoochee River for nearly two miles. The unpaved pathway travels through Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and is tree-lined and ...
  • Cumberland Connector

    State: GA
    Length: 4.8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Cumberland Connector begins at the eastern end of the popular Silver Comet Trail and continues east nearly 5 miles along the southern outskirts of Smyrna in the Atlanta metro region. The trail travels through commercial and residential areas, ...
  • East Cobb Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    East Cobb Trail is located in Marietta, a northern suburb of Atlanta, and parallels Roswell Road (SR 120). Although less than 2 miles, the trail is a valuable connector between neighborhoods, shopping areas, and East Cobb Park. The popular 20-acre ...
  • Eastside Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Eastside Trail stretches just over two miles between Piedmont Park and Inman Park. As its name implies, it runs along the east side of Atlanta, offering spectacular skyline views. Its southern end lies in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, ...
  • Eastside Trail (Covington)

    State: GA
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Covington's Eastside Trail connects Eastside High School, Newton County Public Library, and Chimney Park. Much of the landscape is pleasantly wooded and there are four wooden boardwalks over wetlands.
  • Firefly Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 38.9 miles
    Surface:

    The Firefly Trail is a proposed 39-mile path for walking and bicycling to be developed along the historic railroad corridor between Athens and Union Point, Georgia. The trail will travel through Clarke, Oglethorpe, and Greene counties. "Firefly" ...
  • Ivy Creek Greenway

    State: GA
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Ivy Creek Greenway follows its namesake waterway in Buford, which lies in the northeastern Atlanta region. Highlights of the trip include the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, Woodward Mill Historic Site, and the sprawling Mall of ...
  • Lionel Hampton Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Lionel Hampton Trail, on Atlanta’s west side, runs through mature forest and parkland. It's named after a jazz musician who gave the PATH Foundation the land on which the trail was later built. About mid-way, it meets the Southwest Connector ...
  • Lucille Creek Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface:

    The Lucille Creek Trail runs through Powder Springs for about a mile along the western bank of its namesake waterway for most of its journey. It's a nicely shaded, paved pathway with views of wetlands and access to Powder Springs Park. Just ...
  • Midtown Greenway (GA)

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Midtown Greenway is the centerpiece of Gainesville's redevelopment efforts in a blighted area known as Midtown, which is a 300-acre area located south of the Downtown Square. The Midtown Greenway provides a paved north-south route along ...
  • Mountain-to-River Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Nearly 2 miles of the Mountain-to-River Trail are complete in northwestern Marietta. The paved trail begins at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, which stretches more than 2,000 acres over a Civil War battleground. It continues southeast ...
  • Noonday Creek Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk, Concrete

    Less than an hour from Atlanta, the Noon Day Creek Trail runs about a mile through the southwestern end of Woodstock, following its namesake tree-lined creek. At its north end, it directly connects to the Town to Creek Trail, which continues ...
  • North Park Path

    State: GA
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

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  • Northside Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

    State: GA
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Although only a mile, the Northside Trail travels through scenic Tanyard Creek Park and connects Ardmore Park and Atlanta Memorial Park. Along the way, the tree-lined route offers numerous access points to the Collier Hills neighborhoods of ...
  • Oxford Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The picturesque Oxford Trail winds along Turkey Creek through the heart of the charming southern town of Oxford. The wooded pathway runs behind the Oxford College campus and offers a kiosk with information about the native plants and animals ...
  • Phoenix Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Phoenix Trail runs from College Park’s former industrial area, now primarily containing airport hotels, to W. Point Avenue. The nearly 2-mile rail-trail, which was built on a railbanked CSX corridor, skirts the western edge of Hartsfield–Jackson ...
  • Reeves Creek Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Reeves Creek Trail runs through a residential area of Stockbridge, the largest city in Henry County that sits just 20 miles south of Atlanta. It begins in Memorial Park, which abounds with recreational amenities, including picnic pavilions, ...
  • Rock Creek Greenway

    State: GA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Rock Creek Greenway is a well-shaded, paved pathway connecting four parks on its way across Gainesville, from downtown to Lake Lanier. A pleasant place to begin is on the trail’s eastern end at Rock Creek Park. From there, the trail heads ...
  • Rockdale River Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 9.47 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Rockdale River Trail offers a beautiful natural escape through Rockdale County, just southeast of the Atlanta metropolitan area. The trail is hilly and winding as it goes through heavily forested areas and rock outcroppings, and crosses several ...
  • Silver Comet Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 61.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Silver Comet Trail follows the bed of the old Seaboard Air Line. From 1947 to 1969, the shiny Silver Comet passenger train provided luxury service between New York and Birmingham. Today, three trestles and a railroad tunnel integrated into ...
  • South Peachtree Creek Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk

    The South Peachtree Creek Trail is a short greenway linking two recreational amenities in DeKalb County. On the east end, Medlock Park features baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, a playground, pool and open space. In the west, Mason ...
  • South River Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    South River Trail offers a wooded route along its namesake river, about 15 miles southeast of Atlanta. On its west end is Martin Luther King Jr. High School. On its east end, it ties into the area’s extensive trail network with a connection ...
  • Southwest Connector Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

    State: GA
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Southwest Connector Trail is part of the Atlanta BeltLine, a 33-mile network of paved trails throughout the city. Although currently disconnected from other segments of the BeltLine, this one-mile pathway will one day extend 4.5 miles to ...
  • Spring Road Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 0.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Spring Road Trail offers a short, paved pathway through Smyrna, a suburb north of Atlanta. The paved trail is lined with trees on one side and parallels Spring Road on the other. Only a mile from the trail's eastern terminus, you can reach ...
  • Stone Mountain Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 20.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    While most Atlanta residents would know this trail as a greenway through Freedom Park and Candler Park, it's really much more: a continuous 19-mile stretch of car-free paths and on-street bike lanes connecting Midtown Atlanta to Stone Mountain ...
  • Suwanee Creek Greenway

    State: GA
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The multi-use Suwanee Creek Greenway meanders 4 miles along Suwanee Creek (a tributary of the Chattahoochee River) through forest and wetlands on a mostly hard surface; some parts have a boardwalk. The greenway connects 400 acres of parkland ...
  • Town to Creek Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Town to Creek Trail is situated right in the heart of Woodstock, a northwestern suburb of Atlanta. Shortly after its beginning at Market Street (one block from Main Street), the paved trail dives into woodlands, winding its way west for ...
  • Trolley Line Trail (GA)

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Atlanta's first trolleys were developed in 1870s and the many lines were consolidated to form the Georgia Power Company. The Path Foundation has been instrumental in developing this, and other, Atlanta city trails. Much of the Trolley Line ...
  • West End Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

    State: GA
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The West End Trail is the first section to open of the greater 33-mile Atlanta BeltLine network of proposed trails. This 12-foot wide, multi-use path extends from Westview Drive south of I-20, across Ralph David Abernathy and south along White ...
  • Whetstone Creek Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Whetstone Creek Trail, built on an old rail spur, winds through the Adams Crossing and Windsor Hills neighborhoods of northwest Atlanta. Much of the trail travels through woodlands and Whetstone Marsh. Along the way, you'll also cross a scenic ...
  • Wild Horse Trail

    State: GA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The 10-feet-wide Wild Horse Trail begins at Wild Horse Creek Park at Macedonia Road and continues south 1.5 miles along Wild Horse and Noses creeks, where it connects with the Silver Comet Trail at Carter Road. Along the trail you will find ...
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