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Length
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Allatoona Pass

1 mi
State: GA
Dirt

Atlanta Road Path

2.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Big Creek Greenway

19.7 mi
State: GA
Boardwalk, Concrete

Chief Ladiga Trail

33 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Cleveland/Bradley County Greenway

4 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Cochran Shoals Trail

1.6 mi
State: GA
Gravel

Concord Road Trail

2.25 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

Dallas Highway Trail

3.3 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

East Cobb Trail

1.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Floyd Road Trail

2.2 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Guild-Hardy Trail

5 mi
State: TN
Gravel

Heritage Park Trail

4.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Lower Roswell Trail

2.8 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Lucille Creek Trail

1.2 mi
State: GA

Mountain-to-River Trail

1.8 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Noonday Creek Trail

8.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete

North Chicamauga Creek Greenway

2.6 mi
State: TN
Dirt, Grass, Gravel

North Park Path

0.8 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Roswell Riverwalk

7 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete, Dirt
Accordion

Rottenwood Creek Trail

3 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete

Silver Comet Trail

61.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Simms Mountain Trail

4.5 mi
State: GA
Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

South Chickamauga Creek Greenway

10.3 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Gravel

Spring Road Trail

0.7 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Town to Creek Trail

0.6 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Volkswagen Drive Sidepath

1.5 mi
State: TN
Asphalt

West Cobb Trail

3.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

Wildhorse Trail

1.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Wolftever Creek Greenway

2.9 mi
State: TN
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
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...
GA 1 mi Dirt
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...
GA 2.5 mi Asphalt
Big Creek Greenway spans nearly 20 miles, connecting Cumming, Alpharetta, and Roswell. The paved trail is currently open in two disconnected sections with a gap of a couple miles in northeast...
GA 19.7 mi Boardwalk, Concrete
The Chattanooga Riverwalk, also known as the Tennessee Riverpark, will ultimately stretch 22 miles from downtown Chattanooga near the Tennessee Aquarium to the TVA Dam and out to Moccasin Bend...
TN 16.1 mi Concrete
In northeast Alabama, the 33-mile Chief Ladiga Trail is a regional playground that passes through welcoming towns and pastoral landscapes. Following a former CSX railroad corridor, the rail-trail is...
AL 33 mi Asphalt
The Cleveland/Bradley County Greenway weaves through the northern part of Cleveland, Tenn., from Willow Street to Mohawk Drive. The path follows Mouse Creek and includes three pedestrian bridges over...
TN 4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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...
GA 1.6 mi Gravel
The Concord Road Trail is a hardscape hike and bike path located alongside the road of the same name in Smyrna, Georgia. The trail begins at the intersection of Concord and Atlanta Roads, where it...
GA 2.25 mi Asphalt, Concrete
This multiuse path extends for over 3 miles along Dallas Highway (State Route 120). There is some big box retail clustered around the intersection with Barrett Parkway, as well as some smaller...
GA 3.3 mi Asphalt
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...
GA 1.5 mi Concrete
This 10-foot wide off-road trail both draws trail users off the Silver Comet Trail into Mableton, and connects Mableton’s neighborhoods to the 61.5-mile rail-trail. It begins at the Floyd Road...
GA 2.2 mi Concrete
The Guild-Hardy Trail is a beautiful excursion on southern Tennessee's Lookout Mountain, only a few minutes from Chattanooga and the state's border with Georgia. It follows the route of the former...
TN 5 mi Gravel
The Heritage Park Trail links two paths at the confluence of the Oostanaula and Etowah rivers, where these two waterways meet to form the Coosa River. Paved promenades line both sides of the...
GA 4.5 mi Asphalt
The Lower Roswell Trail is a 2.8-mile dedicated sidepath in Marietta, Georgia. The asphalt pathway begins at the top of Lower Roswell Road (at Willeo Road) and runs through pristinely landscaped...
GA 2.8 mi Asphalt
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...
GA 1.2 mi
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...
GA 1.8 mi Concrete
The Noonday Creek Trail is open in two disconnected sections. The short, northernmost segment runs through the southwestern end of Woodstock, following its namesake tree-lined creek. At this section's...
GA 8.5 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete
The North Chicamauga Creek Greenway is located in the North Chicamauga Creek Conservancy. The trail follows the path of the Chicamauga Creek and is mostly a mix of paved and gravel trail, but there...
TN 2.6 mi Dirt, Grass, Gravel
The paved North Park Path is located in Alpharetta, a northern suburb of Atlanta. Although it's short (less than a mile), the trail offers terrific access to the amenities of Alpharetta North Park,...
GA 0.8 mi Asphalt
The Roswell Riverwalk is a dedicated, off-road path running for 7 miles along the Chattahoochee River in Roswell, GA. It’s a popular trail, lending itself to a range of uses by residents of the nearby...
GA 7 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete, Dirt
Accordion
There are two distinct segments of trail along Rottenwood Creek. The south segment can be found in the Chattanooga River National Recreation Area beginning in Cumberland. The north segment can be...
GA 3 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, 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...
GA 61.5 mi Concrete
A rugged trek through the North Georgia mountains, this 4.5-mile trail is ideally suited to hikers and mountain bikers. Despite its quiet, dense forest setting, the Simms Mountain Trail does pass...
GA 4.5 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Sand
The South Chickamauga Creek Greenway offers 9 miles of trail alongside the wooded Chickamauga Creek through eastern Chattanooga and the community of East Ridge. The path winds through a mix of...
TN 10.3 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Gravel
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...
GA 0.7 mi Asphalt
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...
GA 0.6 mi Concrete
The Volkswagen Drive Sidepath is a paved path that travels on the campus of the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant. The one and a half mile trail passes several parking lots as well as the Amazon...
TN 1.5 mi Asphalt
The West Cobb Trail is a 2-way dedicated pathway within the right-of-way of the Ernest Barrett Parkway (State Route 5 Connector). The trail follows the arterial through a residential part of the...
GA 3.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The 10-feet-wide Wildhorse Trail begins at Wild Horse Creek Park at Macedonia Road in Powder Springs and continues south 1.5 miles along Wild Horse and Noses creeks, where it connects with the Silver...
GA 1.5 mi Concrete
The Wolftever Creek Greenway is a sparkling gem in the city of Collegedale. Construction began in 1998, and as of 2011, more than 4 miles of greenway, part of which is along a railroad right-of-way,...
TN 2.9 mi Concrete

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Allatoona Pass

Our family has walked a out half-way so far. We did this for something different. We plan to do the whole trail soon. my son and I will be taking a fishing pole next time.

June, 2019 by j davis

Our family has walked a out half-way so far. We did this for something different. We plan to do the whole trail soon. my son and I will be taking a fishing pole next time.

Chattanooga Riverwalk (Tennessee Riverpark)

Nice Urban Trail

May, 2019 by normanbowers

From downtown to the dam this is one of the nicest urban trials I have ever ridden. The trail follows the river with great views. The surface is smooth concrete with many restrooms and adjacent parks. Downtown is confusing, be careful or you may inadvertently be riding down steps. I would suggest not parking downtown as it is hard to find the trail. Park at one of the trail heads and ride toward downtown.
West of downtown the trail is mostly in the sun and goes through an industrial area. The trail is not scenic but appears safe and is a good ride.

Chief Ladiga Trail

chuck & karen

May, 2019 by chaspenny

On our 50th wedding anniversary trip from Michigan to Gulf Shores we stopped at Piedmont and rode the Chief Ladiga trail to the start of the Silver Comet. Beautiful sunny day and quite warm. The trail is definitely a slight easy uphill grade going east. The lack of any restroom facilities at the junction of Chief Ladiga and the Silver Comet trails was very disappointing as was the lack of places to stop and see the beauty that surrounds. There’s some rough spots caused by roots but not so bad as to cause a problem.

Accordion

East Cobb Trail

East Cobb Concrete

March, 2019 by cleverations

It was a great day to be on a trail for a walk. The west end of this trail is at Manor Crest Court, not far from East Cobb Park. A paved but narrow sidewalk continues past that point going west. Heading east toward Roswell, the trail is a wide concrete path. The first significant point of interest is East Cobb Park where the trail crosses over Sewell Mill Creek. This is a nice park with ample parking. At this point there are trees on both sides of the road. The trail winds alongside Roswell Road going uphill toward Robinson Road where there begins to be businesses on both sides of the road and some intersections that require caution crossing. Traffic can be heavy and fast moving. Once past East Side Elementary school and Indian Hills Parkway, the trail is flat and easy. A stop at the small Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery is worthwhile to remember when this area was much different. A bike shop and several eating places are at this end of the trail which is at Seven Springs Circle, the eastern side of the Seven Springs subdivision. To this point, the distance is right at 1.5 miles, but the widened sidewalk continues on, allowing opportunities to follow either Roswell Road or Johnson Ferry. This is a short trail with a good bit of traffic and some tedious intersections, but a very worthwhile venue for some exercise. It is well marked and maintained except for a few small portions.

Silver Comet Trail

WELSHfest in Rockmart

March, 2019 by maplover2

As part of a local heritage festival (Welshfest mid March annually) we checked out fest, music, tearoom, vendors, and biked from Rockmart to Coots Lake and back. Quick 10 miles RT and scenic. Loved the babbling creek, slate yards, craggy walls, tunnels, lake and caves. Cool stretch of trail from the best trail town on the route. Trailhead is on town square which offers South Marble coffee shop, Solis sandwich shop, Spice Street Cafe, cupcakery, museums, shops, a Slate House, green space, park, and weekly farmers market. Heard an airbnb is brewing. Meanwhile camping & mini cabins available at the Rock campground.

Chief Ladiga Trail

1st Bike Trail

March, 2019 by mcmillan7

We biked the Chief Ladiga trail from the Anniston Trailhead to Jacksonville State University baseball facility to watch a baseball game (approx. 8 miles total). The trail was well maintained. Passed a few people at the beginning in Anniston with the middle of the trail pretty much to ourselves. Once we got close to the University, biking and foot traffic picked up but was very manageable. We had an excellent adventure on our first Trail biking trip and plan on riding more of this trail in the future.

Chief Ladiga Trail

Art Sullivan

February, 2019 by gasul42

A great bike trail. The scenery is unbelievable.Lots of wildlife. Alabama should be very proud of this bike trail.

Guild-Hardy Trail

Phantom Sheep

January, 2019 by mmwait1964

I have lived on Lookout Mountain my entire life and can guarantee that you will not spot bighorn sheep. That made me laugh!

Noonday Creek Trail

Please connect the Cherokee and Cobb County trail sections together!

December, 2018 by conniesellshomes

I am so excited about the possibilities of this trail. It is exactly what our kids need... A trail that will actually lead to urban areas. I currently love biking to the mountain and Town Center Mall with the kids, but I really hope that one day soon we can also bike from our area to downtown Woodstock. It would be so nice to have a alternative to driving, and would benefit so many. I pray it happens soon because I also want to see my property values go up...as I know it would if this extension happens! Let's do this!

Chief Ladiga Trail

Chief Ladiga Trail, Nov 2018, *Excellent*

November, 2018 by srmatt

Chief Ladiga Trail, Nov 2018, *Excellent*

I recently bicycled from Dallas, Ga, to Anniston, Ala. An excellent ride which I highly recommend, that could easily be broken into sections for a family outing or weekend 'de-stressor'. Thank you to those responsible for the development and maintenance of this path. Great job!

Comments;
Trail surface conditions; excellent. The path is cement in Georgia and asphalt in Alabama for the entire length. It is well drained, smooth, wide, and in generally excellent repair. A few areas tree roots have encroached and damaged the asphalt path, but this is not currently an issue.

Signage & markers; very good over all. Markers are located every mile, however a recommended improvement would be to add distance values to cities, towns, trailheads, etc. As for signage there is very little. Interpretive plaques, historical markers, place names, availability and direction of restroom\food\lodging\police\medical signs, etc. could be added at appropriate sites.

Trail maintenance; very good to excellent. The trail right of way is clear and wide, free of encroaching brush and bordered by well kept grass. Some vistas could be improved by clearing underbrush which would allow viewing of surrounding area. Especially when approaching some road crossings is this true. I noticed virtually no litter. Trestles and bridges, while currently usable and safe, are showing typical wear and age. Hopefully a schedule of maintenance exists for these.

Amenities; average. While benches and rest stops are conveniently located and not too far apart, I think toilets or port-a-potties are needed trailside at appropriate locations.

Great job to those who created this trail!

Silver Comet Trail

Silver Comet, Nov 2018, *Excellent*

November, 2018 by srmatt

I recently bicycled from Dallas, Ga, to Anniston, Ala. An excellent ride which I highly recommend, that could easily be broken into sections for a family outing or weekend 'de-stressor'. Thank you to those responsible for the development and maintenance of this path. Great job!

Comments;
Trail surface conditions; excellent. The path is cement in Georgia and asphalt in Alabama for the entire length. It is well drained, smooth, wide, and in excellent repair.

Signage & markers; very good over all. Markers are located every mile, however a recommended improvement would be to add distance values to\from cities, towns, trailheads as the existing markers only provide overall distance in miles, kilometers, and elevation. As for signage there is very little. Interpretive plaques, historical markers, place names, availability and direction of restroom\food\lodging\police\medical signs, etc. could be added at appropriate sites.

Trail maintenance; very good to excellent. The trail right of way is clear and wide, free of encroaching brush and bordered by well kept grass. Some vistas could be improved by clearing underbrush which would allow viewing of surrounding area. Especially when approaching some road crossings is this true. I noticed virtually no litter. Trestles and bridges, while currently usable and safe, are showing typical wear and age. Hopefully a schedule of maintenance exists for these.

Amenities; average. While benches and rest stops are conveniently located and not too far apart, I think toilets or port-a-potties are needed trailside at appropriate locations.

Great job to those who created this trail!

Mountain-to-River Trail

Not a lot of fun

November, 2018 by davidadamus724

I am new to the area, and started riding the trail at Kennesaw Mountain. Rode the trail all the way to the Confederate Cemetery in Marietta, and the trail winded very tightly and was very narrow/un-ridable at points. It was also hard to navigate-without the GPS in my phone I probably couldn't follow it.

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