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 the Arkaquah Trail from Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s highest summit, and descend to Track Rock Gap to view ancient Native American petroglyphs on this difficult 11-mile round trip hike.
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.
Follow these fantastic hikes to four historic fire lookout towers in Georgia, catching some outstanding summit views from lofty mountaintops.
Hike a 35-mile stretch of the Bartram Trail in Georgia, exploring remote, temperate rainforest corridors and beautiful forest. This multi-day hike climbs to views from Rabun Bald, visits tumbling waterfalls, and descends to the ultra-scenic Chattooga River.
Hike the Marble Mine Trail in Georgia’s James H “Sloppy” Floyd State Park to an abandoned mine entrance, a trickling waterfall, and beautiful sunset views over a glassy lake.
Hike the two mile, kid-friendly loop at Arabia Mountain near Atlanta, following the Mile Rock Trail and Forest Trail through vast rock fields to a glassy, serene lake.
Hike the Tallulah Gorge State Park rim trails, scoring stunning views of the gorge’s sheer walls and tumbling waterfalls on two of the park’s easiest trails.
Hike to a mysterious stone wall, a historic fire lookout tower, and incredible overlook views into the Cohutta Wilderness at Fort Mountain State Park in North Georgia.