Hike the Sweetwater Creek Yellow Trail to the creek’s eastern shore, crossing a large bridge and catching cross-creek views of the park’s Civil War-era mill ruins.
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 the ultra-scenic Sweetwater Creek Red Trail to a historic Civil War mill on a rushing, whitewater-filled creek at Sweetwater Creek State Park in 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.
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.
Hike the Pine Mountain Trail to Cascade Falls and a series of tumbling waterfalls, and explore a mossy, leafy, lush forest on the eastern edge of Georgia’s FDR State Park.
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 James E Edmonds Trail at Black Rock Mountain State Park, exploring stunning summit views, tumbling streams, and a secluded waterfall on this difficult six-mile loop at Georgia’s highest-elevation state park.
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.
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.