Take a waterfall road trip to some of our favorite waterfalls in North Georgia, hiking four miles to four stunning falls! At around four hours drive time from Atlanta and several hours on the trail, it’s a perfect single-day adventure.
Hike the Gold Branch Trail on the banks of the Chattahoochee River near Roswell, exploring a wildlife-filled forest, visiting Bull Sluice Lake, and catching exceptionally beautiful river views.
Hike or run the Morningside Nature Preserve to a sandy beach and tall swing bridge on South Peachtree Creek, and visit Atlanta’s popular “dog beach”.
Hike Skidaway Island near Savannah to sweeping intercoastal views from an observation tower, to a prohibition-era liquor still, and through beautiful moss-draped coastal forest on the Big Ferry Trail.
Hike, bike, walk or run the ultra-scenic paved trail at Paces Mill Park on the Chattahoochee River, following the West Palisades Trail to Rottenwood Creek, a sun-dappled tributary.
Hike or run an 8.5-mile two-trail adventure through two popular Chattahoochee River parks near Atlanta, Cochran Shoals and Sope Creek.
Hike the eleven-mile Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Trail loop over two mountains, across Civil War battlefields, and to stunning summit views of the Atlanta skyline.
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 to Tray Mountain from Unicoi Gap on the Appalachian Trail, climbing to summit views at Rocky Mountain, and exploring a lush North Georgia forest filled with wildflowers and mountain laurel.