Hike to gorgeous views of Fort Mountain and the Cohutta Wilderness from the historic Grassy Mountain fire tower, climbing from the shores of Lake Conasauga, a small, glassy mountaintop lake.
Hike the Pine Mountain Trail near Cartersville, Georgia, catching outstanding views of Allatoona Lake from a rocky mountain summit.
Hike a scenic loop from Lake Winfield Scott to Slaughter Mountain, following the Jarrard Trail, AT, and Slaughter Creek Trail through a wildflower-filled forest.
It’s the infamous ‘back way’ to the ultra-popular Panther Creek Falls. This alternate route to the falls begins near Yonah Dam and treks westbound to the waterfall on a particularly difficult trail.
Hike to the beautiful Henry Mill Falls in Cochran Mill Park southeast of Atlanta, visiting a tumbling waterfall on Bear Creek and exploring a scenic forest.
Run or hike the scenic Cheatham Hill Trail at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield, looping to Kolb’s Farm and exploring beautiful meadows, forest, and Civil War battlefields.
Hike or run the southern half of the Lake Loop Trail, catching nearly-continuous lake views and beautiful sunsets at Fort Yargo State Park near Athens.
Hike the Pine Log Creek Trail to a historic, rocky, water-filled quarry and through a rolling, mossy forest north of Georgia’s Allatoona Lake.
Hike the kid-friendly Riverside Trail at Chattahoochee Bend State Park, exploring the Chattahoochee River in a wildlife-filled, shady forest south of Atlanta.