5 Family-Friendly Hikes Near Atlanta, Georgia

Get outside and celebrate with the people you love most.

Is there a better way to celebrate the 4th of July than getting the family outside and exploring Georgia's great outdoors? Throw in the fact that these adventures are close enough to town that you can make it back in time for the holiday BBQ and fireworks and you’ve got a recipe for the perfect 4th of July weekend. Check out these adventures and the celebrations back in Atlanta and make plans for your family’s holiday weekend outside.

1. Hike Arabia Mountain

Photo: Rob Giersch

2. Hike the Cascade Springs Trail


Photo: Kelley Le

3. Run, Walk or Bike the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta Beltline


Photo: Matthew Koehnmann

4. Hike to the Roswell Mill Ruins via Vickery Creek Trail


Photo: Kelley Le

5. Hike the White Loop at Sweetwater Creek


Photo: Alan Maxcy

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