Georgia’s most popular hiking and running trails hike and run through top Georgia landscapes, mountain summits, waterfalls, canyons and parks.
Hike the kid-friendly Riverside Trail at Chattahoochee Bend State Park south of Atlanta to Chattahoochee River views in a wildlife-filled, shady forest.
Hike the two mile, kid-friendly Mile Rock Trail and Forest Trail loop at Arabia Mountain near Atlanta through vast rock fields and to a glassy, serene lake.
Hike the Arabia Mountain Top Trail through massive exposed granite fields and past shallow basins of rare plants, climbing to stunning summit views.
Hike the Appalachian Trail in Georgia south from Dicks Creek Gap, climbing to stunning views of Lake Burton from the summit of Powell Mountain.
Backpack the Appalachian Trail from Dicks Creek Gap to Georgia’s northern border at Bly Gap. This hike trails 17.4 miles – a classic North Georgia backpacking adventure.
Hike and splash 6 miles on the Jacks River Falls Trail, winding and wading through Georgia’s Cohutta Wilderness to a series of beautiful waterfalls.
Hike the Appalachian Trail from the stream-filled Three Forks valley to Long Creek Falls, the Hawk Mountain Shelter and a centuries-old, weathered cemetery.
Hike the Dockery Lake Trail 7.1 miles roundtrip from Dockery Lake, a small mountain lake north of Dahlonega, to the Appalachian Trail near Big Cedar Mountain.
Hike or backpack to Panther Creek Falls, one of Georgia’s most beautiful and popular waterfalls, on the 7 mile Panther Creek Trail.
Explore Cumberland Island’s shores amidst wild horses and mansion ruins on an overnight backpacking adventure on Georgia’s southern coast.
Hike the Appalachian Trail south from Woody Gap over Black Mountain to Ramrock Mountain views, camping at Gooch Gap, and the Gooch Mountain Shelter on this 10.6 mile, out-and-back hike.
Hike the Appalachian Trail from Tesnatee Gap to stunning Cowrock Mountain summit views on this 2.25 mile, out-and-back day hike in the Raven Cliffs Wilderness.
Hike, backpack and camp Blood Mountain’s beautiful, popular and rugged summit on the Appalachian Trail north of Helen, Georgia.
Hike the Emery Creek Trail six out-and-back miles to the gorgeous, secluded Emery Creek Falls waterfall near Blue Ridge.
Hike the Appalachian Trail from Woody Gap to Big Cedar Mountain and Jarrard Gap, trailing 11.6 miles in Georgia’s beautiful Blood Mountain Wilderness.
Hike these dog friendly trails near Atlanta and in North Georgia – the favorite hikes of our favorite canine hiking buddies, Amber and Jake.
Hike this 5.6 mile loop on the Appalachian Trail, Slaughter Creek Trail and Jarrard Trail near Blood Mountain through a wildflower-filled forest.
Escape sidewalks and crosswalks on our favorite Atlanta running trails, all within 20 miles of the city.
Hike the Appalachian Trail 8.6 miles roundtrip from the creek-filled Three Forks valley on this Springer Mountain trail – the southern end of the AT.
Hike the Hurricane Falls Loop Trail, the most popular Tallulah Gorge hiking trail, to breathtaking views of this steep-walled, waterfall-filled gorge.
Run through wildlife-filled wetland over pavement and boardwalks on this 2.5 mile, out-and-back trail at George Pierce Park with connection to the Suwanee Greenway.
Run, walk or bike the Suwanee Greenway through incredible wetland beauty on this 6 mile, paved, gently rolling trail just north of Atlanta.
Run or hike this Kennesaw Mountain trail – a 5.8 mile loop from Cheatham Hill through beautiful meadow, creek-filled forest and Civil War battlefields.
Hike Black Rock Mountain State Park to mountain summits, tumbling streams, and a secluded waterfall on this difficult six mile loop trail.
The two mile Sweetwater Red Trail hikes to historic mill ruins, rushing rapids and small waterfalls at Atlanta’s Sweetwater Creek State Park.
Explore the Panola Mountain hiking trails on this guide-led sunset hike to the mountain’s summit at Panola Mountain State Park.
Hike the Sweetwater White Trail on a 4.1 mile loop through tumbling whitewater, quiet meadows and a serene pond at Georgia’s Sweetwater Creek State Park.
Hike the Appalachian Trail to the beautiful Long Creek Falls waterfall through the hemlock and rhododendron-filled Three Forks valley.
Hike the Arkaquah Trail 11 miles out and back from Brasstown Bald to stunning views before descending to view ancient petroglyphs at Track Rock Gap.
Hike the 8.2 mile Gahuti Trail loop at Fort Mountain State Park near Chatsworth, Georgia to explore gorgeous overlook vistas, the cascades of a remote waterfall and backcountry campsites.
Hike the Appalachian Approach Trail 15.6 roundtrip miles from the Amicalola Falls waterfall to Springer Mountain, the Appalachian Trail’s southern end.
Catch stunning views on the Hike Inn Trail, a 9.8 mile out-and-back hike from Amicalola Falls to the eco-friendly Len Foote Hike Inn.
This 6 mile Blood Mountain Loop trail hikes the Appalachian Trail and two side trails around the summit through beautifully varied terrain.
Hike the 4.9 mile West Rim Loop Trail for the best views from the Cloudland Canyon hiking trails, plunging through the canyon before looping the edge and grabbing incredible views throughout the hike.