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 scenic Trahlyta Lake Trail at Vogel State Park, following the shore of the beautiful mountain lake to the stunning cascades of Trahlyta Falls and iconic views of Blood Mountain.
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 to stunning views at Pinnacle Knob, following the Bartram Trail from Warwoman Dell and visiting a series of beautiful waterfalls along the way.
Hike a scenic stretch of the Cohutta Wilderness on the Songbird Trail near the shores of Lake Conasauga, visiting a high-elevation mountain bog, beaver ponds, and a beautiful forest frequented by songbirds.
Hike along the banks of gorgeous Lake Chatuge, catching beautiful lake and mountain views on this short but scenic trail near Hiawassee, GA.
Hike the Appalachian Trail southbound from Dicks Creek Gap, climbing to stunning views of Lake Burton from the summit of Powell Mountain.
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.