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Akers Mill Trail

2.3 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

Allatoona Pass

1 mi
State: GA
Dirt

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

Big Creek Greenway

19.7 mi
State: GA
Boardwalk, Concrete

Camp Creek Greenway

2.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete

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

Cheshire Farm Trail

0.5 mi
State: GA
Gravel

Chief Ladiga Trail

33 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Cochran Shoals Trail

1.6 mi
State: GA
Gravel

Concord Road Trail

2.25 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

Cumberland Connector

4.8 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Dallas Highway Trail

3.3 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

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
Accordion

Heritage Park Trail

4.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Keswick Park Extension Trail

0.6 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Lionel Hampton Trail

1.2 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

Nancy Creek Trail

2.32 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Noonday Creek Trail

8.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete

North Park Path

0.8 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Northside Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

1.1 mi
State: GA
Concrete

PATH Parkway

1.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

PATH400 Greenway Trail

2 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Peachtree City Multi-Use Paths

90 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Peachtree Parkway Trail

3.2 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

Phoenix Trail

1.2 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Powder Springs Road Multi-Use Trail

1.31 mi
State: GA
Brick, 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

Roswell Riverwalk

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

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 Peachtree Creek Trail

3.3 mi
State: GA
Boardwalk, Concrete

South River Trail

9.4 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Southtowne Trail

2.4 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

Spring Road Trail

0.7 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Stone Mountain Trail

20.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

Town to Creek Trail

0.6 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Trolley Line Trail (GA)

7 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

West Cobb Trail

3.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, Concrete

West End Trail (Atlanta BeltLine)

2.3 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Western Gwinnett Bikeway

6.4 mi
State: GA
Asphalt, 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 Akers Mill Trail is the brainchild of the Cumberland Community Improvement District. The trail is split into two different sections, the east and the western segments, which are tied together by...
GA 2.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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 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
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
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...
GA 2.5 mi Concrete
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
When Georgia's Department of Transportation undertook a major construction project to build new highway infrastructure in northwest Atlanta, local organizations pushed to make sure that the state...
GA 0.5 mi Gravel
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
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
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
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
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
Accordion
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 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 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 Nancy Creek Trail provides a route between Murphy Candler Park and Blackburn Park, two popular recreation sites in the Atlanta suburb of Brookhaven. The concrete trail is a mixture of off-road...
GA 2.32 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 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
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
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 Peachtree Parkway Trail may not be much to look at, but this flat asphalt pathway that runs along the side of Peachtree Parkway is one of the best ways to get around the suburban community of...
GA 3.2 mi Asphalt, 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...
GA 1.2 mi Concrete
Prioritizing function over beauty, the Powder Springs Road Multi-Use Trail offers cyclists and pedestrians a wide concrete sidepath along the busy suburban road in southwestern Marietta. Providing...
GA 1.31 mi Brick, 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 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
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 Peachtree Creek Trail is a short greenway linking four recreational amenities in DeKalb County. On the east end, Medlock Park features baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, a...
GA 3.3 mi Boardwalk, 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...
GA 9.4 mi Concrete
South of downtown Atlanta in the Lakewood Heights neighborhood, the scenic Southtowne Trail provides over two miles of paved trail, passing through some of the area's prettiest natural lands around...
GA 2.4 mi Asphalt, 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
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
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 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 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 Western Gwinnett Bikeway was designated one of the Gwinnett County's Signature Trails as part of the county's ambitious trails master plan, which hopes to link communities across the populous...
GA 6.4 mi Asphalt, 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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Atlanta BeltLine (Overview)

Atlanta BeltLine

November, 2019 by upandaway

I absolutely love it! I highly recommend you try it at least once. It’s an urban concrete trail. Very safe. Be aware that there will be plenty of people. Be courteous and patient. Some times I get in a serious workout and other times like to stroll (solo & with friends). There are plenty of places to stop eat or drink, take pictures or use bathrooms.

Arabia Mountain Trail

Construction is complete

November, 2019 by rogerkimp

The review below regarding trail closure was correct when written (Summer 2018) due to water line replacements throughout Arabia Mountain Park in DeKalb County.

In addition, on the Rockdale County side, there were closures related to dam improvements between the upper and lower lakes of Panola State Park.

However, the good news is the entire trail system (Arabia Mountain, South River, and Rockdale River trails) is now (Fall 2019) back to normal (trails opened again!).

Lower Roswell Trail

awesome

November, 2019 by jeffballard63

Easy to use paths and connects seamlessly with Roswell River trail!

Accordion

Chief Ladiga Trail

Bumps everywhere

October, 2019 by bwoods0

Beautiful trail, just not maintained from Piedmont's area of responsibility and Cleburne county's area of responsibility. Safe to use at lower speeds on road bikes, or best if mountain bikes. Sever bumps from roots, will toss you from the cycle. Large cracks in Cleburne county that tires on road bikes can get caught in. Be safe, ride slow, be observant. Still a great ride.

Akers Mill Trail

Akers Mill great for connections

October, 2019 by hokiespark

Overall this trail is best for connections. The north side is a great bike/walk trail where you can freely bike/walk at least a few feet removed from the street and it’s aesthetically nice even for a trail that runs between an interstate and a service road. As a connection to the trails along the Chattahoochee it’s excellent but wouldnt really stand on its own other than being a nice side street trail. The south is a glorified sidewalk that connects the Bob Callan to Akers Mill shopping center, Cumberland Mall, etc.

Rockdale River Trail

Three-Trail System is a Roller Coaster!

October, 2019 by rogerkimp

The Rockdale River Trail is seamlessly connected with the Arabia Mountain Trail and a portion of the South River Trail, forming a network of ~25 miles of trails (I see various measures). This entire system is hard surface (mostly concrete with a few asphalt stretches). Even though significant portions of the trail are wooded/shaded, the trail itself is usually quite clear of debris (well maintained)... unless you are riding very soon after stormy or windy days).

When we ride near dawn or dusk, we often see wildlife along the trails (deer, rabbits, snakes, turkeys). The stretch of the Rockdale River trail between Union Church Road and S.R. 138 that runs above/along the South River and is probably my favorite portion of the entire connected system, as you listen for the water cascading over the rocks down below.

Rockdale County recently (~September 2019) constructed bathrooms at the trailheads located off Union Church Road (at Daniels Bridge Road intersection) and off S.R. 138 (at the East Fairview Road intersection)… the latter of which has full plumbing (running water + sewer).

As other comments on this site indicate, this trail system has lots of hills and curves (this is a roller coaster, not a "rails to trails" like the Silver Comet!). So, if you are a beginner, expect to cover a shorter distance than you normally would. And remember, along with uphills come downhills, so make sure your brakes are in working order!

Carrollton GreenBelt

Loved it

October, 2019 by goosegear

My wife and I did this simple loop around the city at an avg of 11mph. One of the most pleasant enjoyable rides Ive ever had. We have Trek ebikes but also have regular bikes. We rode ebikes this time. Shouldnt be any issue for anyone. Awesome flow through many different types of areas.

Chief Ladiga Trail

Great Trail

October, 2019 by goosegear

Rode 40 miles from Piedmont back toward Jacksonville , then from the state line to Cedartown, GA. Love this trail had lunch in Piedmont at Shells downtown, wow!!!! Highly recommend. Only open Wednesday thru Saturday

Peachtree City Multi-Use Paths

Thumbs Up !!!!

September, 2019 by jjharts

Great ride, great day. I’ll be back ¿¿¿

Roswell Riverwalk

okay

August, 2019 by supercolt1893

Good for walking and leisure riding, cruddy for any kind of actual workout.

Big Creek Greenway

Nice trail

August, 2019 by fred.holzheiser

Don't miss this trail. I use it often both on bicycle and walking with dogs. Beautiful and clean!
Yes sometimes there are slippery spots on the boardwalk sections but don't all nice trails have this at some point. My suggestion is to keep your eyes open.

South Peachtree Creek Trail

We bought in this neighborhood because of trail!

August, 2019 by satellitefarm_tl

We bought our house back in 2008, because of this trail. Well that’s partially true¿¿ It’s been great to see all the growth and extensions on this trail. Back in 2008 the trail only went as far as the stone bridge before the railroad tracks. Now it’s a full blown trail that is simply beautiful! They did an outstanding job on this trail. They’ll even left the ruins of a water treatment village there! It’s got hiking trails that veer off and take you into the woods. It’s a treasure for this neighborhood!

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