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 wooden bridge over Whetstone Creek. Just beyond the trees are commercial areas, as well as Dupont Commons, a pleasant residential subdivision, that lies at the trail's southern end.
Parking and Trail Access
Less than a block from the trail is Bolton Academy (2268 Adams Drive NW), a public elementary school, which has a parking lot.
A Trail in My Childhood
I was about 10 (1989) when this trail was a railway running by my house on Sumter Street. I remember gaining friends and later losing them as we explored every creek and path around the rail. I was up late tonight (2/28/13) thinking about it and decided ...
Whetstone Creek Trail
This trail in NW Atlanta is unlikely to be a "destination trail" for many folks, being less than two miles long and not connected with any other trails as of yet. There is no designated parking and none is really needed. Folks coming by auto can easily ...