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Georgia

Looking for the best running 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 Running Spots in and near Georgia

  • Augusta, Georgia

    Ramble along the Augusta Riverwalk

    4.5
    3 mi
    Beginning at the 5th Street Marina, the Riverwalk is two tiered with an upper level and a lower level, closer to the river itself. As you walk north, you’ll reach the 8th street plaza and bulkhead which is home to the Saturday morning market and the famous fountain along the brick-lined road to t...
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  • 2126-2144 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, Georgia

    Stroll through Deepdene Park

    4.0
    2 mi
    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, Shadyside, Dellwood, and lastly, Deepdene.  While the...
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  • Helen, Georgia

    Hike the Unicoi Lake Trail

    1.9 mi
    Unicoi State Park is a pleasant, refreshing park just outside of Helen, GA. There is a hiking trail, kayaking/canoeing launch, paddle boat rentals, camping area, and even a 3 segment zipline course (all three were fantastic)! Fishing is allowed, and when we went last there were a few kayakers fis...
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  • Savannah, Georgia

    Forsyth Park

    Forsyth Park is the largest park in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia.  For locals and tourists, Forsyth Park is a hub of recreation. Laid out in the 1840's, today the park plays host to concerts, recreation sports, people watching, sun bathing, running, yoga, reading, or just relaxing....
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  • Blue Ridge, Georgia

    Long Branch Loop Trail

    5.0
    2.33 mi / 299 ft gain
    Long Branch Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Blue Ridge, Georgia.
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  • Rising Fawn, Georgia

    Cloudland Rim Loop via East Rim Campground

    4.66 mi / 873 ft gain
    Cloudland Rim Loop via East Rim Campground is a loop trail in Cloudland Canyon State park, which offers up stunning vistas and several waterfalls. This trail is located near Rising Fawn, Georgia.
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  • Blairsville, Georgia

    Nottely Reservoir Trail

    2.53 mi / 335 ft gain
    Nottely Reservoir Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Blairsville, Georgia.
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  • Cleveland, Georgia

    Mount Yonah Trail

    4.17 mi / 1430 ft gain
    Mount Yonah Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cleveland, Georgia.
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  • Dahlonega, Georgia

    Lake Zwerner (aka Yahoola Creek Reservoir)

    5.0
    3.24 mi / 367 ft gain
    Lake Zwerner (aka Yahoola Creek Reservoir) is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Dahlonega, Georgia.
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  • Savannah, Georgia

    Sandpiper & Big Ferry Loop

    4.25 mi / 161 ft gain
    Sandpiper & Big Ferry Loop is a scenic loop trail through Skidaway State Park near Savannah, Georgia. This trail is open year-round and is used by people staying in the campground, other hikers/runners, and birders looking to see the local species. With the the minimal elevation gain, this t...
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  • Savannah, Georgia

    McQueen's Island Historical Trail

    11.71 mi / 39 ft gain
    McQueen's Island Historical Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Tybee Island, Georgia.
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  • Savannah, Georgia

    Big Ferry Loop

    5.0
    3.4 mi / 190 ft gain
    Big Ferry Loop in Skidaway State Park near Savannah, Georgia is approximately 3.4 miles and takes a little over an hour to complete. Unless of course, you're taking a little additional time to enjoy your surroundings and views of the local wildlife. This trail is located close to the campground ...
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  • Chatham County, Georgia

    Lake Mayer Loop

    3.5
    1.7 mi / 36 ft gain
    Lake Mayer Loop in Savannah, Georgia, is a 1.7-mile trail that circles Lake Mayer. The trail is flat and paved, making it suitable for all skill levels. It is primarily used for walking, running, and bird watching. The trail offers a variety of activity options and is accessible year-round. The...
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  • Suwanee, Georgia

    Sims Lake Park Trail

    5.0
    1.17 mi / 135 ft gain
    Sims Lake Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Suwanee, Georgia.
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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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  • Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia

    Unicoi Gap and Indian Grave Gap Loop

    5.0
    5.04 mi / 1765 ft gain
    The Unicoi Gap and Indian Grave Gap Loop in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, is a moderately challenging hiking trail. Spanning approximately 5.04 miles, the loop offers a variety of terrain, including forested areas, open fields, and rocky paths. The trail is known for its two significant landmarks: U...
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