Atlanta Trails Blog: top Georgia trails, beginner’s guides & how-to
Our blog highlights the top Georgia trails for hiking, running, backpacking and biking. Explore Georgia's beauty, find a great trail, learn hiking and running basics, and find visitor info for Georgia's great outdoors.
And be sure to check out our Georgia Outdoor Destination Guides for more outdoor vacation ideas and travel info for Georgia’s top outdoor places.
Georgia mountains: our favorite hikes to summits & sublime views
Hike to exceptional summit views on these trails to some of the tallest mountains in Georgia. Our top 25 Georgia mountain trails scale lofty peaks and summits to catch some of the Peach State’s best views.READ MORE
North Georgia hiking trails – our top 10 favorite hikes
Follow our top ten favorite North Georgia hiking trails to soaring mountain summits, waterfalls and mossy creek valleys in Georgia’s rolling southern Appalachian mountains.READ MORE
Waterfalls in Georgia: our top 10 favorite hikes
Hike to our favorite Georgia waterfalls on these great hikes to beautiful, cascading, spilling falls. And don’t forget a picnic!READ MORE
Hiking Sweetwater Creek State Park near Atlanta
Hike Sweetwater Creek State Park’s fantastic running and hiking trails near Atlanta, exploring a rushing, whitewater-filled creek, Civil War mill ruins and a beautiful, rolling forest.READ MORE
Hike these 10 great Georgia hikes to Georgia’s best views
These great Georgia hikes travel to our favorite overlooks, catching stunning views of Georgia’s mountains, coast and plains. Hike our top 10 favorite Georgia trails with the best, most breathtaking views.READ MORE
Outdoor date ideas near Atlanta: Georgia’s most beautiful, romantic adventures
Plan the perfect outdoor date! Georgia’s view-packed mountain summits, towering waterfalls, and sandy beaches make the perfect romantic outdoor adventure near Atlanta.READ MORE
Monadnock Madness: hike three mountains on one day during Atlanta’s Triple Hike Challenge
Hike the Monadnock Madness Triple Hike Challenge in March, conquering three Atlanta mountains in one day. Hike Stone Mountain, Arabia Mountain and Panola Mountain with a guided group, and catch some seriously epic summit views.READ MORE
Seven Georgia waterfall hikes, two miles or less: short hikes with a big payoff!
Catch beautiful views of spilling and splashing waterfalls on these great, relatively easy Georgia beginner hikes, two miles or under. They’re short, but beautiful – and kid-friendly, too!READ MORE
Top Georgia winter hikes: our favorite trails
Our top Georgia winter hikes explore frozen waterfalls, frosty mountaintops and stunning views in one of our state’s top hiking & backpacking seasons.READ MORE
Get mountain ready: training for running & hiking in the mountains
Get your body and mind prepped for mountain adventures (without actually spending time in the mountains!) with this beginner-friendly training guide by ultrarunner and trainer Ashley Walsh.READ MORE