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The Best Fitness in Georgia

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

Top fitness spots in and near Georgia

  • Dawsonville, Georgia

    Amicalola Falls

    4.5
    0.73 mi / 292 ft gain
    Adventurers access the falls through the state park entrance. From the parking lot, hikers follow the clearly marked signs to the base of the falls. The incline begins by the pond at the base of the falls. From the pond, follow the incline along the cascading portion of the falls to the stairs. A...
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain

    4.9
    4.4 mi / 1644 ft gain
    The trail starts at "Mt. Yonah Trailhead" and is 4.4 mile round-trip with elevation of 1,500' to 3,166'. The trail stays below moderate tree coverage until around the halfway point where you will come upon a clearing known as the first LZ (landing zone). The mountain is shared with hikers by Army...
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  • Rising Fawn, Georgia

    Cloudland Canyon's Waterfall Trail

    4.8
    1.21 mi / 325 ft gain
    When you enter Cloudland Canyon State Park you will drive straight through all of the 4 way stops for about 1 mile before you reach the parking lot for the Waterfall Trail. The parking area does have restrooms and picnic tables if you would like to bring a lunch. What goes down must come up! I...
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  • Cumming, Georgia

    Hike the Indian Seats Trail

    4.4
    4 mi / 600 ft gain
    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 reach the marked trail you can go either left or ...
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  • Lithia Springs, Georgia

    Hike the White Loop at Sweetwater Creek

    4.5
    4.1 mi / 250 ft gain
    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 will arrive at the impressive 5 story New Manchester ...
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Hike to Raven Cliff Falls

    4.6
    4.9 mi / 400 ft gain
    The hike to Raven Cliff Falls round-trip is about 5 miles. The scenery is amazing the whole way through with beautiful cascading waterfalls and running streams filled with wildlife everywhere you look. Along the way, there are a few campsites where during the warm months you'll see many tents set...
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  • Stone Mountain, Georgia

    Hike or Run Stone Mountain

    4.0
    2.25 mi / 700 ft gain
    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 area. Those who want to climb Stone Mountain should u...
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  • Jekyll Island, Georgia

    Explore Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

    4.8
    2 mi
    For the outdoors-minded, Jekyll Island’s biggest attraction may be its driftwood beach. Almost as if the driftwood rained down from the sky, the beach is littered with large trees and gnarly branches. The chaotic mess of driftwood can make the beach a maze to navigate, especially during high tide...
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  • Rising Fawn, Georgia

    Hike the West Rim Trail to Cherokee Falls

    4.5
    5.4 mi / 1945 ft gain
    Good luck finding something you dislike about Cloudland Canyon State Park - one of Georgia's largest and most scenic parks. Sitting on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, it is home to a plethora of luscious trails, easily-accessible campgrounds or yurts, and flowing waterfalls.The West Rim Loo...
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  • Dawsonville, Georgia

    Hike to Springer Mountain

    3.5
    19 mi / 4346 ft gain
    Begin your journey from Amicalola Falls State Park. Despite the steep climb, you should park at the base of the falls and climb the steps for a great view of one of the grandest falls in the South. (For more on that hike, see: "Climb the Stairs to Amicalola Falls"). From the top of the falls, fol...
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  • Atlanta, Georgia

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

    4.7
    2.25 mi / 100 ft gain
    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 intersection of Monroe Dr. and 10th St. and cross Monroe...
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  • Atlanta, Georgia

    Trail Running in Morningside Nature Preserve

    4.5
    5 mi
    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 closer to the river. Both trails meet back up near the...
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  • Rising Fawn, Georgia

    Hike Sitton's Gulch Trail

    5.0
    5.7 mi / 1060 ft gain
    Hiking Sitton's Gulch is a great option for those who want to get a little more distance than what the 2.1 mile Waterfalls trail has to offer.  This bit of extra distance will separate you from a lot of the weekend crowd and will expose you to two more waterfalls, in addition to Cherokee and Heml...
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Hike the Appalachian Trail to Preachers Rock

    5.0
    2.1 mi / 425 ft gain
    The Appalachian Trail is arguably the most famous thru-hike in the world.  Along its 2,181-mile journey, there are many beautiful mountain views, and Preachers Rock is definitely one of them.  A large granite slab near the summit of Big Cedar Mountain reveals mountain views that are truly the epi...
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  • Marietta, Georgia

    Hike to Noses Creek

    3.5
    2 mi
    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 around the creek expand for miles in any directio...
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  • Atlanta, Georgia

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

    3.5
    1 mi
    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 your right.  Parking is free and there are two trail...
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