Explore Smithgall Woods State Park near Helen, hiking to tumbling waterfalls, gold mines, and the rocky, scenic creek bed of Dukes Creek. Follow our favorite hikes at the park: the Martin’s Mine Trail, Cathy Ellis Waterfall Trail, Ash Creek Trail, and the Smithgall Wetland Loop.
Hike a short but steep trail to the summit of Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s tallest summit, climbing through a mossy forest to seriously stunning 360-degree views.
Hike a scenic stretch of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia to the beautiful Long Creek Falls, and explore the lush, waterfall-filled Three Forks valley.
Explore Jacks River Falls, a stunning, roaring, rocky waterfall in Georgia’s Cohutta Wilderness, hiking the Beech Bottom Trail & Jacks River Trail.
Follow the Falls Trail at High Falls State Park, hiking a double loop to beautiful views of a series of enormous, thundering waterfalls near Macon.
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.
One of the top running spots in Athens near the UGA campus, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia offers mile after mile of scenic, rolling running and hiking trails.
Hike or trail run the scenic riverside West Palisades Trail on the Chattahoochee River from the park’s Akers Drive trailhead in metro Atlanta.
Hike the Homestead Trail at Red Top Mountain State Park, following the ultra-scenic banks of Lake Allatoona to beautiful lake views, and exploring a forest filled with fern and wildlife.