Georgia outdoors: explore Georgia’s beauty with our outdoor destination guides
Find an outdoor adventure in Georgia! Explore Georgia’s stunning beauty and diverse landscapes with our Georgia destination guides, featuring our favorite hiking and running trails, places to stay, campsites and cabins, as well as tips to get the most out of every adventure.
Looking for even more outdoor adventure? Our Georgia Trail Blog features Georgia’s best trails, how-to, beginner’s guides and more.
Explore North Georgia’s ultra-scenic gated mountain community, Big Canoe. Hike, bike or run Big Canoe’s incredible 20 mile trail network, float the community’s lakes by boat, paddle board, kayak or canoe, and find more great outdoor mountain adventures with our destination guide.READ MORE
Find an adventure at FD Roosevelt State Park, just south of Atlanta! Hike a lofty ridge on the Pine Mountain Trail, stay in one of FDR’s historic cabins, paddle a glassy lake, and soak up some gorgeous Georgia scenic beauty.READ MORE
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
Find an outdoor adventure near Allatoona Lake! Hike to gorgeous Allatoona vistas from the lake’s meandering shore. Catch stunning views of the Atlanta skyline from a nearby mountaintop. Or climb to beautiful views of the Etowah River valley.READ MORE
Find an outdoor adventure in Georgia’s Classic City! Grab a scenic trail run in Athens along the North Oconee River Greenway, hike Fort Yargo’s Lake Loop Trail, or run the Heritage Trail near the UGA campus.READ MORE
Georgia’s Cohutta Wilderness is filled with lush forests, cascading waterfalls, crystal-clear rivers and some of the most remote hiking trails in the state. Hike, camp and backpack our favorite trails in the Cohuttas and explore some of the most pristine wilderness in the South.READ MORE
Hike. Bike. Swim. Stay. Find an lakeside adventure at Fort Yargo State Park near Athens, and explore one of Georgia’s best outdoor playgrounds near Atlanta.READ MORE
Find an adventure in one of North Georgia’s most scenic and adventure-packed mountain towns: Blue Ridge. Hike, dine, paddle, raft, bike, and relax in a cozy cabin: our favorite Blue Ridge activities and things to do.READ MORE
Hike to beautiful Springer Mountain summit views from multiple trailheads on these popular Springer hiking and backpacking trails.READ MORE
Explore Cumberland Island on Georgia’s southern coast amidst wild horses, gnarled trees draped with spanish moss, and Carnegie family mansion ruins.READ MORE
Georgia’s Rabun County is rugged, wild and beautiful. Hike Rabun County’s best trails to spilling waterfalls at Lake Burton and Lake Rabun, towering summits like Rabun Bald, and Bartram Trail hikes on the crystal-clear Chattooga River.READ MORE
Hike, walk, run or bike our top ten favorite, most popular and scenic trails in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area north of Atlanta.READ MORE
Hike through beautiful and stunningly diverse landscapes at the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area and Panola Mountain State Park just east of Atlanta.READ MORE
Hike, backpack and camp the beautiful, shady, waterfall-filled Three Forks valley near Blue Ridge, Georgia.READ MORE
Our top 10 favorite Atlanta hiking trails within 40 miles of the city. These hikes explore gorgeous forest, rolling terrain and scenic rivers near Atlanta.READ MORE
Escape sidewalks and crosswalks on our favorite Atlanta running trails, all within 20 miles of the city.READ MORE
Grab stunning views & hike to gorgeous waterfalls on these Cloudland Canyon hiking trails & sleep under the stars at these Cloudland Canyon camping sites.READ MORE
Hike or run these top Kennesaw Mountain trails near Atlanta. Explore Civil War History, stunning summit views, and rolling, rocky, ferny forest on over 15 miles of Kennesaw Mountain’s best trails.READ MORE
Georgia State Parks offer some of the most popular, scenery-packed hiking trails across Georgia’s incredibly diverse terrain. Our top ten favorite trails in Georgia’s State Parks.READ MORE
Hike, backpack and camp Blood Mountain’s beautiful, popular and rugged summit on the Appalachian Trail north of Helen, Georgia.READ MORE
Hike, run, walk or backpack these top trails near Savannah, exploring the city’s historic district and nearby Atlantic coast. Our favorite trails near Savannah, Georgia.READ MORE
Hike, bike, paddle, camp, and soak up some North Georgia beauty at Fort Mountain State Park near Chatsworth. With nearly 40 miles of trails, spectacular summit views and abundant outdoor beauty, it’s one of our favorite Georgia hiking and biking destinations.READ MORE
Hike, paddle, stay and play: there’s a ton of great ways to explore and adventure at Sweetwater Creek State Park near Atlanta.READ MORE
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Find the best outdoor adventures in the southeast! Our Georgia trail map search highlights our favorite adventures on a searchable map. Or check out our favorite Atlanta hiking trails, our favorite North Georgia hiking trails, the best hikes to Georgia waterfalls, and our favorite Atlanta running trails for more great ideas on how to get outside.
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