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3 Best Hiking Trails in Atlanta, GA

Expert recommended Top 3 Hiking Trails in Atlanta, Georgia. All of our hiking trails actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

CASCADE SPRINGS NATURE PRESERVE

2852 Cascade Road Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30311 Directions

Since 1971

Here’s The Deal:
Cascade Springs Nature Preserve is a 120-acre green area located in Atlanta. It has an extensive network of trails that includes trails a tumbling waterfall and trickling springs feeding the park's many streams. The hilly forest is a sanctuary for the city and home to wildlife, including deer, birds, and tortoises. The hike enters a side trail at.55 miles, turning in a boulder-studded forest to ascend and wind through switchbacks to the left. Visitors can find a pump station's ruins and a stone spring house covered with moss, an outdoor auditorium, trenches from the Civil War period, a quarry, and ample wildlife. Cascade Springs Nature Preserve has a trail, waterfall, streams, parking, and picnic tables. There are lots of loops to make the hike as long as you want.

SPECIALTY:
Nature and Park, Walking Trails, Birding, Biking, Kid Friendly, Wild Flowers, Horseback Riding, Beach, Bird-Watching, Outdoor Activities, Walking, Waterfalls & Forest

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Summer
Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 3pm
Sat & Sun 7:30am - 7:30pm
Winter:
Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 3pm
Sat & Sun: 7:30am - 6pm

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MURPHEY CANDLER PARK

1551 West Nancy Creek Drive Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30319 Directions

Since 1954

Here’s The Deal:
Murphey Candler Park is 135 acres of multi-use park located in Atlanta. It is the largest park in Brookhaven and is currently operated by the City of Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department. You can enjoy the view over the lake filled with wildlife while listening to outdoor music in the nearby community. Murphey Candler Park provides a mix of in-town community buzz, views of the lake, and wooded trails. The trail is a short loop (1.6 miles), and almost all the lake is in view. You can view a lake as you cross the covered bridge back to the main parking area. It provides baseball, softball, and soccer programs across the park. Murphey Candler Park is also home to Canadian geese, mallards, other ducks, and beavers.

SPECIALTY:
Dogs on Leash, Multi-Use Fields, Biking, Beach, Swimming Pool, Walking Trail, Wildlife, sports fields, Forest, Mountain, Kid-Friendly, Picnic Areas, Running, Playground & Lake

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Mon,Wed, Fri & Sat: 12:15pm - 8pm
Tue & Thu: 12pm - 6:30pm
Sun 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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MORNINGSIDE NATURE PRESERVE

2020 Lenox Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30324 Directions

Since 1970

Here’s The Deal:
Morningside Nature Preserve is 33.1 acres of northeast Atlanta woodland bisected by the Peachtree Creek South Branch. At both sides of the stream, there are about 2 miles of trails. Nature Preserve is a secret and well-loved network of biking and running trails traversing more than 30 acres of rolling woodland. It provides a beautiful forest retreat from Atlanta's surrounding urban landscape. The path leaves the wooded forest and reaches a clearing, where there remains a small path marker at points of 25 miles. The forested tract has a trail for running, hiking, and biking also features a scenic creek. There are a creek and a beach area that visitors let their dogs played in the creek.

SPECIALTY:
Hiking, Walking, Birds, Bird-Watching, Horseback Riding, Flowers, Park, Beavers, Nature Trail, Picnic Area, Birding, Jogging, Turtles, Running, Wildlife & Kid Friendly

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Mon-Sun: 6:30am - 11pm

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