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Arabia Mountain Trail

12.4 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Atlanta BeltLine (Overview)

10.9 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Atlanta Road Path

2.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Carrollton GreenBelt

17.4 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Castlewood Road Path

1.8 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Chastain Park Trail

3.7 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Cochran Shoals Trail

1.6 mi
State: GA
Gravel

Cumberland Connector

4.8 mi
State: GA
Concrete

East Cobb Trail

1.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete

East Decatur Greenway

1.1 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Eastside Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

3.1 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Floyd Road Trail

2.2 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Keswick Park Extension Trail

0.6 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Lionel Hampton Trail

1.2 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

Northside Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

1.1 mi
State: GA
Concrete

PATH Parkway

1.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete
Accordion

PATH400 Greenway Trail

2 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Peachtree City Multi-Use Paths

90 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Phoenix Trail

1.2 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Proctor Creek Greenway

2.9 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Reeves Creek Trail

1.4 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Rockdale River Trail

9.47 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Silver Comet Trail

61.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete

South Peachtree Creek Trail

1.1 mi
State: GA
Boardwalk

South River Trail

3.8 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Spring Road Trail

0.7 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Stone Mountain Trail

20.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

Trolley Line Trail (GA)

7 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

West End Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

2.3 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Westside Trail (Atlanta Beltline)

3.3 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Whetstone Creek Trail

1.4 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Wildhorse Trail

1.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
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...
GA 12.4 mi 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...
GA 10.9 mi Concrete
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
The Carrollton GreenBelt is the largest greenspace and greenway conservation project ever undertaken in the city of Carrollton's almost 200-year history. The 16-mile paved loop runs along public...
GA 17.4 mi Concrete
Castlewood Road Path offers a short, paved route through a residential area of Tyrone, about 25 miles southwest of Atlanta. The trail is part of a larger effort to create car-free connections between...
GA 1.8 mi 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...
GA 3.7 mi Asphalt
On Alabama's eastern border, nestled amid gentle hills that overlook the mighty Chattahoochee River, is a cluster of four small textile mill towns—Shawmut, Langdale, Fairfax, and Riverview—all on the...
AL 7 mi Asphalt
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 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...
GA 4.8 mi 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...
GA 1.5 mi Concrete
The East Decatur Greenway offers a pleasant outdoor experience and community connector in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The paved pathway begins across the street from MARTA's Avondale Station and...
GA 1.1 mi Concrete
Atlanta's Eastside Trail stretches just over 3 miles between Piedmont Park and and the neighborhoods of Cabbagetown and Reynoldstown. As its name implies, it runs along the east side of the city,...
GA 3.1 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 Keswick Park Extension Trail, also known as the Chamblee Rail Trail, is situated in Chamblee, a community northeast of Atlanta. It offers a short but useful paved pathway through downtown, passing...
GA 0.6 mi 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....
GA 1.2 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
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...
GA 1.1 mi Concrete
The PATH Parkway is the result of an innovative collaboration between the PATH Foundation, Georgia Institute Technology and the City of Atlanta. The creation of this multimodal corridor involved the...
GA 1.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Accordion
The developing PATH400 Greenway Trail will one day run 5.2 miles from the Atlanta BeltLine north through Buckhead up to I-285 and the trail system in Sandy Springs. Currently, the paved trail is open...
GA 2 mi Concrete
This extensive network of multi-use trails snakes throughout most of Peachtree City. Though the trails are open for non-motorized uses only, golf carts are welcome. Pedestrians have the first right of...
GA 90 mi Asphalt
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...
GA 1.2 mi Concrete
The first phase of the Proctor Creek Greenway opened in May 2018 and stretches nearly 3 miles in northwestern Atlanta, surrounded by the neighborhoods of Bankhead, Grove Park, Rockdale and West...
GA 2.9 mi 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...
GA 1.4 mi 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...
GA 9.47 mi 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
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...
GA 1.1 mi Boardwalk
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...
GA 3.8 mi 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...
GA 1.1 mi Concrete
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
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...
GA 20.5 mi 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,...
GA 7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The West End Trail was 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...
GA 2.3 mi Concrete
The Westside Trail offers a tree-lined route in Atlanta, running from University Avenue to Lena Avenue along the former Louisville and Nashville Railroad. It connects the historical neighborhoods of...
GA 3.3 mi 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...
GA 1.4 mi 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

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Noonday Creek Trail

GA - 8.5 miles

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...

Southwest Connector Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

GA - 1.1 miles

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...

East Decatur Greenway

GA - 1.1 miles

The East Decatur Greenway offers a pleasant outdoor experience and community connector in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The paved pathway begins across the street from MARTA's Avondale Station and...

Carrollton GreenBelt

GA - 17.4 miles

The Carrollton GreenBelt is the largest greenspace and greenway conservation project ever undertaken in the city of Carrollton's almost 200-year history. The 16-mile paved loop runs along public...

Accordion

Proctor Creek Greenway

GA - 2.9 miles

The first phase of the Proctor Creek Greenway opened in May 2018 and stretches nearly 3 miles in northwestern Atlanta, surrounded by the neighborhoods of Bankhead, Grove Park, Rockdale and West...

Trolley Line Trail (GA)

GA - 7 miles

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,...

Keswick Park Extension Trail

GA - 0.6 miles

The Keswick Park Extension Trail, also known as the Chamblee Rail Trail, is situated in Chamblee, a community northeast of Atlanta. It offers a short but useful paved pathway through downtown, passing...

Chastain Park Trail

GA - 3.7 miles

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...

Cochran Shoals Trail

GA - 1.6 miles

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...

Peachtree City Multi-Use Paths

GA - 90 miles

This extensive network of multi-use trails snakes throughout most of Peachtree City. Though the trails are open for non-motorized uses only, golf carts are welcome. Pedestrians have the first right of...

Lionel Hampton Trail

GA - 1.2 miles

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....

Floyd Road Trail

GA - 2.2 miles

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...

Cumberland Connector

GA - 4.8 miles

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...

West End Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

GA - 2.3 miles

The West End Trail was 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...

South Peachtree Creek Trail

GA - 1.1 miles

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...

Wildhorse Trail

GA - 1.5 miles

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...

Lucille Creek Trail

GA - 1.2 miles

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...

PATH400 Greenway Trail

GA - 2 miles

The developing PATH400 Greenway Trail will one day run 5.2 miles from the Atlanta BeltLine north through Buckhead up to I-285 and the trail system in Sandy Springs. Currently, the paved trail is open...

Spring Road Trail

GA - 0.7 miles

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...

Castlewood Road Path

GA - 1.8 miles

Castlewood Road Path offers a short, paved route through a residential area of Tyrone, about 25 miles southwest of Atlanta. The trail is part of a larger effort to create car-free connections between...

Noonday Creek Trail

GA - 8.5 miles

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...

Phoenix Trail

GA - 1.2 miles

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...

Silver Comet Trail

GA - 61.5 miles

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...

Southwest Connector Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

GA - 1.1 miles

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...

Accordion

South River Trail

GA - 3.8 miles

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...

Peachtree City Multi-Use Paths

GA - 90 miles

This extensive network of multi-use trails snakes throughout most of Peachtree City. Though the trails are open for non-motorized uses only, golf carts are welcome. Pedestrians have the first right of...

Carrollton GreenBelt

GA - 17.4 miles

The Carrollton GreenBelt is the largest greenspace and greenway conservation project ever undertaken in the city of Carrollton's almost 200-year history. The 16-mile paved loop runs along public...

Keswick Park Extension Trail

GA - 0.6 miles

The Keswick Park Extension Trail, also known as the Chamblee Rail Trail, is situated in Chamblee, a community northeast of Atlanta. It offers a short but useful paved pathway through downtown, passing...

Proctor Creek Greenway

GA - 2.9 miles

The first phase of the Proctor Creek Greenway opened in May 2018 and stretches nearly 3 miles in northwestern Atlanta, surrounded by the neighborhoods of Bankhead, Grove Park, Rockdale and West...

Spring Road Trail

GA - 0.7 miles

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...

Whetstone Creek Trail

GA - 1.4 miles

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...

Arabia Mountain Trail

GA - 12.4 miles

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...

Castlewood Road Path

GA - 1.8 miles

Castlewood Road Path offers a short, paved route through a residential area of Tyrone, about 25 miles southwest of Atlanta. The trail is part of a larger effort to create car-free connections between...

PATH Parkway

GA - 1.5 miles

The PATH Parkway is the result of an innovative collaboration between the PATH Foundation, Georgia Institute Technology and the City of Atlanta. The creation of this multimodal corridor involved the...

Atlanta BeltLine (Overview)

GA - 10.9 miles

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...

Floyd Road Trail

GA - 2.2 miles

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...

PATH400 Greenway Trail

GA - 2 miles

The developing PATH400 Greenway Trail will one day run 5.2 miles from the Atlanta BeltLine north through Buckhead up to I-285 and the trail system in Sandy Springs. Currently, the paved trail is open...

Northside Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

GA - 1.1 miles

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...

Chastain Park Trail

GA - 3.7 miles

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...

South Peachtree Creek Trail

GA - 1.1 miles

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...

PATH Parkway

GA - 1.5 miles

The PATH Parkway is the result of an innovative collaboration between the PATH Foundation, Georgia Institute Technology and the City of Atlanta. The creation of this multimodal corridor involved the...

Whetstone Creek Trail

GA - 1.4 miles

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...

Rockdale River Trail

GA - 9.47 miles

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...

Chastain Park Trail

GA - 3.7 miles

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...

Accordion

Castlewood Road Path

GA - 1.8 miles

Castlewood Road Path offers a short, paved route through a residential area of Tyrone, about 25 miles southwest of Atlanta. The trail is part of a larger effort to create car-free connections between...

Keswick Park Extension Trail

GA - 0.6 miles

The Keswick Park Extension Trail, also known as the Chamblee Rail Trail, is situated in Chamblee, a community northeast of Atlanta. It offers a short but useful paved pathway through downtown, passing...

Spring Road Trail

GA - 0.7 miles

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...

Chattahoochee Valley Railroad Trail

AL - 7 miles

On Alabama's eastern border, nestled amid gentle hills that overlook the mighty Chattahoochee River, is a cluster of four small textile mill towns—Shawmut, Langdale, Fairfax, and Riverview—all on the...

Floyd Road Trail

GA - 2.2 miles

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...

Westside Trail (Atlanta Beltline)

GA - 3.3 miles

The Westside Trail offers a tree-lined route in Atlanta, running from University Avenue to Lena Avenue along the former Louisville and Nashville Railroad. It connects the historical neighborhoods of...

Carrollton GreenBelt

GA - 17.4 miles

The Carrollton GreenBelt is the largest greenspace and greenway conservation project ever undertaken in the city of Carrollton's almost 200-year history. The 16-mile paved loop runs along public...

Atlanta BeltLine (Overview)

GA - 10.9 miles

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...

Phoenix Trail

GA - 1.2 miles

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...

South River Trail

GA - 3.8 miles

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...

Wildhorse Trail

GA - 1.5 miles

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...

Lucille Creek Trail

GA - 1.2 miles

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...

Southwest Connector Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

GA - 1.1 miles

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...

Mountain-to-River Trail

GA - 1.8 miles

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...

Stone Mountain Trail

GA - 20.5 miles

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...

Silver Comet Trail

GA - 61.5 miles

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...

Recent Trail Reviews

Rockdale River Trail

Nice But Hilly

October, 2018 by evada

Wide, concrete trail very well maintained. But somewhat hilly. Has a seamless connection to the Arabia Mountain Trail. The Monastery of the Holy Spirit at the south end is a good place to start -- convenient parking. Also you can get a sandwich lunch (and tour if you like) at the Monastery.

Stone Mountain Trail

Not Perfect. Has Potential

September, 2018 by erika.edstudent

I live in Downtown Decatur and I've been searching for a way to walk my dog in the mornings without running into small children too frequently. My dog can be a reactive to strangers and I want to find a safe way to exercise her. I found this trail randomly thinking it was the Beltline.

As far as quality goes, in between the East Lake and Avondale MARTA stations, this trail is an absolute dream! Nice wide walking path. Easy for walkers, joggers and bikers alike to enjoy the trail without obstructing each other's path. Nice tree coverage from the hot sun.

However, if you actually try to take this trail to Stone Mountain Park. Do so at your own risk, especially by walking. You definitely run into very dicey areas. Areas that aren't well maintained. There are quite a few spots where the trail doesn't have signs and it runs into busy streets and roads. Also, there are areas that aren't maintained at all which really sucks. I'd love to walk from home safely all the way to Stone Mountain Park.

It's a nice stretch--20 miles from end to end. However safety is a huge factor. This trail has so much potential if the state or city put a lot effor to make it safe for pedestrians and bike riders alike.

However, it's better than nothing I suppose. Decatur sidewalks can be too crowded during weekday mornings. They're so narrow and lots of families are dropping their kids off at school and heading to work.

So, I have to make due with the trail as it is which is still WAY better than the Beltline East Side trail that's crowded at all hours of the day every day of the week.

Silver Comet Trail

Silver Comet Trail since 1999!

September, 2018 by charlottefairchild

This is the main trail I go to. I wish there were signs for the Buddy System for safety along with wearing a bicycle helmet. I wrote a book about this trail after walking the whole trail in 2004 with friends. The first day I went alone and that convinced me to find friends. I love this trail.

Accordion

Noonday Creek Trail

So far so good

September, 2018 by joetheplumber

I hope this trail system continues to grow as it provides easy access for metro Atlanta residents to get off the roads and get some exercise. I primarily use the Woodstock trials and really look forward to being able to visit my friends in Cobb county. We are waiting for that connector where the Woodstock section ends at 92. I hope the funds are there for a nice pedestrian/cycling bridge over 92. I miss my friends in Cobb. We haven't seen each other in so long. Please complete the trail. :-)

Stone Mountain Trail

I love this trail!!!!

September, 2018 by cddubois27

I live .25 miles from this trail, and I LOVE it! I see maintenance workers maintaining the trail regularly, and they just finished an overlook bridge over I-285 that’s made specially for the trail. Yes, there are a few parts of this trail where you will need to be on the road, but as long as you ride responsibility you will not have a problem. Drivers in the area are aware there is a large bike trail nearby, so I’ve never had an issue with uncooperative drivers. Not recommended for street biking, but it is great for a workout if you enjoy casually cycling.

Proctor Creek Greenway

Quiet, Remote - but you have to decide if that is a good thing

August, 2018 by ejsinsouth

The Proctor Creek Trail is a hidden gem. The bridgework is impressive, and the surrounding foliage adds to the trail's serenity. The southern end point adjoins the Bankhead Marta Station, and immediately the path winds you through a number of oldtimey industrial buildings, vacant but clean and safely away from the path. Then the rest of the trail is as if you are in the country - quiet, peaceful and beautiful. There are a few gentle slopes and a number of park benches.
Warning: there are parts of this trail that are remote which means that if there were to be an incident on the trail, you would have to wait awhile before city services could respond to your call.
Parking: On the southern end point, you can park at Maddox Park and follow the sidewalk out of the park and over to the southern endpoint. (Or of course, take Marta to the Bankhead Station on the East/West Line.)

Lionel Hampton Trail

Peaceful Oasis in the city

July, 2018 by mylesmom2

I hesitated to use trail as a runner because of lack of parking..huge mistake!!! You can park on neighborhood streets near the access points. Hoosier Church, beecher hills school, flamingo drive of willis mill. I believe You can get a total of about 5 --7 miles on entire trail.

Change of pace-using city streets you can connect to Westside belt line.

There are off road (following the creek) and paved trails. Benches are also along the trail and a playground. A natural tree canopy provides shade in summer months.

I was on an ecowalk to learn about vegetation in the forest! HUGE oak trees, natural bamboo, and others. Cool experience, will definitely return.

Arabia Mountain Trail

Nice trail, but...

July, 2018 by cjnewman

Very nice trail. Wide, paved, multi use trail. It should be noted however, that about 6 miles from where the trail is picked up at the mall, it is dead ended. Construction has it closed and there is no real viable detour. I would avoid this trail for now until this is fixed, but evidently the construction has been going on for years.

Carrollton GreenBelt

Challenging

July, 2018 by sendelvalle

Coming from Sarasota, Florida where our Tamiami Trail is flat, has no scenery and is barely shaded, my husband and I really enjoyed the ups and downs, the scenery and the shaded portions. We completed it two consecutive days, Saturday and Sunday starting after 3 PM.

Wildhorse Trail

Great Trail for Kids

June, 2018 by exocet19

Very nice short trail, or a great way to start you Silver comment ride. Good parking at the Wild Horse Park.
The trail has really cool painted animal sewer covers. Your kids will have a great time looking for the next animal on the trail. We counted 36

Stone Mountain Trail

Great for walking terrible for biking

June, 2018 by us4

This is ok for leisure riding, but not for road bike training. There are stop signs, and stop lights all over the trail. Just to many road crossings to enjoy. I was thinking Rails to Trails, which typically means long long stretches without road crossings. This is really better suited for walking.

Silver Comet Trail

Cool tunnel on a hot day

June, 2018 by coconutbay

Started at Tara Drummond trailhead. There are real restrooms and water there. Headed west to the tunnel (9.8 miles) It must have been 15 degrees cooler inside. Very good experience on a 90 degree day.

The trail is quite scenic, complete with sections where the trees canopy over it. Didn't see any animals at all, but we cycled from noon til about 2:15 so they were probably all taking a siesta.

Seemed like we were going uphill as we pedaled west. Not too bad, even for recumbent trikes.

Pavement is concrete but in very good condition. I just wish there was water and restrooms at the tunnel. We were slugging back a lot of water during the 20 mile round trip ride and that was our only letdown.

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