Best Fitness in Atlanta

Looking for the best fitness in Atlanta? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Atlanta. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Take a Stroll through Blue Heron Nature Preserve

    Blue Heron Nature Preserve is located directly off of the heavily trafficked Roswell Road in Buckhead.  The preserve boasts seven acres of greenery, wetlands, meadows, wildlife, and wildflowers.  There is even an educational facility located on th...

    0.7 miles

  • Trail Running in Morningside Nature Preserve

    Park your car on the residential road and look across the street into the woods for the trail. The trail winds around through a bamboo forest with streams winding in and out. The trail splits and you can either take the high road or low road close...

    5 miles

  • Run, Walk, or Bike the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta Beltline

    To visit the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta Beltline, park in the paid public parking ($3 Monday-Thursday; $5 Friday-Sunday) at the far southeast corner of Piedmont Park, behind the Park Tavern restaurant and brewery. From there, walk to the inters...

    2.25 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike along the East Palisades Trail

    The East Palisades trail is one of the only real hiking trails within Atlanta's perimeter.  Although it boasts surprising beauty and great trails, relatively few people in the city are aware this trail even exists.  As part of the Chattahoochee Na...

    4.3 miles 488 ft gain

  • Stroll through Deepdene Park

    Deepdene Park is the eastern most segment of the Olmsted Linear Park system that borders Ponce de Leon Avenue, connecting the Poncey-Highland community to the Druid Hills neighborhood. The parks included in this system are Springdale, Vigilee, Sha...

    2 miles

  • Hike around the Doll's Head Trail At Constitution Lakes Park

    Locating the entrance to Constitution Lakes Park is the hardest part of this hike.  There's no specific address to take you to the parking lot, but if you find South River Industrial Boulevard, you'll see the sign for Constitution Lakes Park on yo...

    1 miles

  • Hike or Run Stone Mountain

    Stone Mountain sits on the outskirts of downtown Atlanta. Located in the center of Stone Mountain Park, this 1,686 ft. granite mound provides visitors with a challenging cardio workout and excellent panoramic views of the Atlanta metropolitan are...

    2.25 miles 700 ft gain

  • Hike the White Loop at Sweetwater Creek

    Sweetwater Creek State Park offers a breath of fresh air and beautiful sights only 15 miles from Atlanta. The park has 9 miles of trails to choose from. The shortest of the three trails is the Red Trail (1 mile, one-way). After a half mile you wil...

    4.1 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike to Noses Creek

    Starting at the Burnt Hickory Parking lot on Kennesaw National Battlefield, you head south on a pretty flat trail. After a mile and a half you will come across a bridge that goes over Noses Creek. If you're looking to cover more ground, the trails...

    2 miles

  • Bike or Run the Big Creek Greenway

    The Big Creek Greenway is a roughly 8-mile stretch of paved trail that runs from its northern Marconi Drive entrance in Alpharetta down to Old Alabama Road in Roswell. There is also an extended bit of the Greenway a little further north in Forsyth...

    16 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike the Indian Seats Trail

    The Sawnee Mountain Preserve is easy to get to with a GPS and offers plenty of parking. To get to the Indian Seats Trail you will start down a short (.17 mile) trail that will take you to the trailhead. The Indian Seats Trail is a loop so once you...

    4 miles 600 ft gain