Escape sidewalks and crosswalks on our favorite Atlanta running trails, all within 20 miles of the city.
Sneak away to the trees in Little Mulberry Park and escape the hustle and bustle of metro Atlanta with this heart-pumping trail run on the East Mulberry Trail.
Hike or trail run the scenic riverside West Palisades Trail on the Chattahoochee River from the park’s Akers Drive trailhead in metro Atlanta.
Run or cycle the Silver Comet Trail in metro Atlanta. Flat, fast, paved and scenic, the trail’s first 20 miles make a great venue for a distraction-free, long-range run or bike ride.
Hike, walk, run, or bike the level, scenic trails at Cochran Shoals park, catching stunning views of the Chattahoochee River and exploring scenic woodlands and marshes. It’s one of Atlanta’s all-time most popular trails, and equally great for a Sunday stroll or running a few 5k training loops.
Run or walk the scenic trails at Lullwater Park, following the banks of a serene lake and crossing a span bridge to explore the ruins of a 1920s powerhouse.
Hike the Sope Creek Trail to the ruins of a stacked-stone Civil War-era paper mill on the banks of a rocky creek, and then loop to a serene pond in a scenic Chattahoochee River park in Atlanta.
Run a scenic two miles in Tanyard Creek Park, following a paved stretch of the Atlanta BeltLine Northside Trail and tunneling under a towering train trestle.
Explore a wildlife-filled wetland, following paved trails and boardwalks on this 2.5 mile, out-and-back run on the Ivy Creek Greenway at George Pierce Park. The greenway connects to the Suwanee Greenway, too, offering an even longer adventure and more scenic beauty.