Roswell, Georgia

Top Spots in and near Roswell

  • Roswell, Georgia

    Climb and Chill at Allenbrook

    4.0
    You’re going to be really surprised you’re still in Roswell, or in the Atlanta area at all. When you get out of your car and start walking down the wooden stairs at the start of the trail, the busy sounds of the rushing cars on Atlanta Street fade away into the wind flowing through the Tulip Popl...
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  • Roswell, Georgia

    Hike to the Roswell Mill Ruins via Vickery Creek Trail

    4.4
    3.46 mi / 374 ft gain
    From Riverside Road, the Vickery Creek Trail takes you alongside the creek, then to an intersection where you will turn right. Switch onto Outer Loop Trail at the next intersection, and keep an eye out for marked junctions going forward. The trail will take you to the Roswell Mill waterfall, the...
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  • Roswell, Georgia

    Big Creek Freeride

    3.5
    The Big Creek Freeride area is part of the Big Creek recreation area which provides a paved greenway, singletrack mountain biking trails, and two pump tracks.The Freeride area contains a number of downhill mountain biking lines that bottom out at the Greenway toward the back end of the trail syst...
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  • Sandy Springs, Georgia

    Hike through Big Trees Forest Preserve

    4.0
    2 mi / 120 ft gain
    Big Trees is truly a backyard beauty. The entrance connector brings you through to the beginning of the trails. If you are low on time, try out the Big Trees Loop (1/2 mile) which appears slightly before the major Backcountry trail system. Without going too deep into the preserve, you can still e...
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  • Marietta, United States

    Hike Along Sope Creek

    4.3
    1.97 mi / 226 ft gain
    Sope Creek is a little slice of wild heaven squeezed into the hustle and bustle of Atlanta's metro madness. Bordering the Chattahoochee River, Interstate 285, and Suburbia sprawl, Sope Creek offers the city dweller an environmental escape that seems too good to be true. From the parking lot off...
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  • Alpharetta, Georgia

    Bike or Run the Big Creek Greenway

    3.5
    16 mi / 200 ft gain
    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 County, though these two trails do not connect. T...
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  • Atlanta, United States

    Hike along the East Palisades Trail

    4.5
    4.3 mi / 488 ft gain
    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 National Recreation Area, this section of forest is ...
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  • Atlanta, Georgia

    Take a Stroll through Blue Heron Nature Preserve

    0.7 mi
    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 the grounds for those extra curious explorers.  This...
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  • Woodstock, Georgia

    Kayak to Lake Allatoona Waterfall

    4.1
    Kayak from the Olde Rope Mill Park to the Lake Allatoona Waterfall (1.5 mile paddle from park to waterfall). This easy lake paddle is great for beginners.  Waterfall Coordinates: 34.1436403,-84.5330342  If it is warm, bring a bathing suit and play in the water! There are also numerous spots to ha...
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  • Woodstock, Georgia

    Rope Mill Loop

    4.36 mi / 522 ft gain
    Rope Mill Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Woodstock, Georgia.
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  • Duluth, Georgia

    Shorty Howell Park Loop

    1.33 mi / 121 ft gain
    Shorty Howell Park Loop is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Duluth, Georgia.
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  • Marietta, Georgia

    Hike the Battlefield and Mountain Loop

    5.0
    10.24 mi / 1355 ft gain
    From the visitor center, start on the Kenneshaw Mountain Trail, which takes you up a series of switchbacks to the summit of Kennesaw Mountain (600' elevation gain). Take in the views of Atlanta from the top, then continue on the trail as it descends, then starts up Little Kennesaw Mountain. At 2...
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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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  • Duluth, Georgia

    Bunten Road Park Loop

    1.66 mi / 121 ft gain
    Bunten Road Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Duluth, Georgia.
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  • Atlanta, Georgia

    Morningside Nature Preserve Loop

    4.5
    2.01 mi / 154 ft gain
    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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  • Atlanta, Georgia

    Eastside Trail of the Atlanta Beltline

    4.7
    1.93 mi / 164 ft gain
    To visit the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta Beltline, park in the paid public parking (different pricing Monday-Thursday & 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....
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Camping and Lodging in Roswell

Payne Campground Allatoona Lake
Woodstock, Georgia

Payne Campground Allatoona Lake

Sweetwater Cg
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Sweetwater Cg

Victoria Campground
Woodstock, Georgia

Victoria Campground

Sweetwater Day Use Area (Ga)
Canton, Georgia

Sweetwater Day Use Area (Ga)

Galt's Ferry Day Use Area (Ga)
Acworth, Georgia

Galt's Ferry Day Use Area (Ga)

West Bank Park Shelters (Ga)
Cumming, Georgia

West Bank Park Shelters (Ga)