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.
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.
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 a paved trail to Anna Ruby Falls, a rare tumbling pair of beautiful double waterfalls near Helen, Georgia. It’s a fantastic kid-friendly, stroller-friendly and dog-friendly hike!
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.
Take a scenic walk or run at Chastain Park, following a 5k route through the beautifully landscaped park. It’s one of our favorite Atlanta running trails, and one of our top places to run in Buckhead.
Run Savannah’s historic Forsyth Park on this 1.8 mile figure-eight loop. Shady and scenic, this trail racks up level mileage with historic mansions, monuments and Savannah’s iconic Forsyth Park fountain as a beautiful run backdrop.
Run the South Peachtree Creek Trail from Decatur’s Mason Mill Park, exploring treetops on a raised boardwalk, visiting the historic Decatur Waterworks, and running to Medlock Park.