Trails also covered in Randy and Pam Golden's book, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Atlanta
Begins at historic Deep Cut, site of the Battle of Allatoona Pass, then skirts the shoreline of Lake Allatoona
Amicalola Falls East Ridge Trail
Steady, strenuous climb to the top of Amicalola Falls.
Amicalola Falls Trail
Steep, staired descent along the face of the waterfall to the reflecting pond, with a return to the visitors center along the Base of Falls Trail
Amicalola Falls West Ridge
Explore the western ridge of Amicalola Falls, then join the Falls Trail at the lower bridge
Amicalola River Trail
Hike to the Edge of the World Rapids, then up to explore the Dawson Wildlife Management Area
Climbs Bradley and Arabia Mountain, rock outcrops of southeast DeKalb County)
Benton MacKaye, Sec. I
From Springer Mountain to Three Forks, Section I of the Benton Mackaye Trail takes you along the high ridge of the Appalachian Mountains.
Big Creek Greenway Alpharetta
Paved, level hike along Big Creek (Vickery Creek) just east of GA 400
Big Creek Greenway Alpharetta Section 2
From the Alpharetta YMCA to Rock Mill Park
Big Trees Trail
Explores 30-acre Big Trees Forest in Sandy Springs
Buford Dam Trail
Explores the Lower Pool of Buford Dam (Lake Lanier)
Burnt Hickory Loop
Loop trail that explore Kennesaw and Little Kennesaw Mountain, ending at Pigeon Hil, site of a major engagement
Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center Trails
Visits lakes and rivers with abundant wildlife throughout the hike
Chattahoochee Nature Center
6 hikes that total about 2 miles including trails named Stone Cabin, Kingfisher Pond, Homestead, Forest, and River Boardwalk.
Cheatham Hill Connector
Takes visitors along a low ridge along a Confederate battleline involved in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
Cheatham Hill Loop
Visit the Dead Angle, site of the heaviest fighting during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Desoto Falls Trail
Great hike alongside Frogtown Creek to the middle falls. Lower falls are near the trailhead.
Loop trail circles a Chattahoochee National Recreation Area park on and above the river.
Gold Branch Trail
Explores the shores of Bull Sluice above Morgan Falls Dam and climbs into the Chattahoochee watershed
Johnson Ferry Trail
Explores a flood plain of the Chattahoochee River
Jones Bridge Trail
This relatively flat, wide trail climbs two low ridges and explores 2 flood plains.
Kennesaw Mountain Road
Paved road allows access to the top of Kennesaw Mountain walking or by car on weekdays and by bus on weekends.
Kennesaw Mountain Trail
The mountain trail climbs 800 feet in just over a mile, past trenches, old roads and original Civil War embankments
Kolb's Farm Loop
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park loop trail from Cheatham Hill Road to Kolb's Farm across hilly terrain.
Laurel Ridge Trail
Explores the ridge that forms the east side of Lake Lanier, and allows access to Bowman's Island Unit of the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area
Explores the north end of the oxbow in Vickery (Big) Creek, then climbs Hog Waller Creek to a historic Roswell park
Hiking trails that explore important areas of the Battle of Picketts Mill
Red Cockaded Woodpecker Trail
Visits habitat of the endangered Red Cockaded Woodpecker
Stone Mountain Loop
Stone Mountain Loop takes visitors around the mountain, and within a few feet of a majority of the attractions
Stone Mountain Mountaintop Trail
Climbs to the top of Stone Mountain, largest piece of exposed granite in the world
Interpreted multi-use trail that follows Suwanee Creek
Great historic walk past the Factory Shoals ruins of the ghost town of Manchester, Georgia.
Wanders along a ridge, then plunges to Sweetwater Creek River Valley
Trails of Kennesaw Mountain
Historic 1.0 mile trail leads to the site of heaviest fighting during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Tribble Mill Park Trail
Follows a paved loop trail around the east end of Ozora lake. Many unpaved paths join this trail for hiking and mountain biking opportunities
Vickery Creek Trail Complex
Complex of interwoven trails that circle a knob on the Chattahoochee River
This loop hike includes the Pine Mountain Trail between mile marker 18 and 23 and the Beaver Dam Trail
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