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    Top Spots in and near Sandy Springs

    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Stone Mountain, Georgia

      Stone Mountain

      4.2
      2.23 mi / 650 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...
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    • Atlanta, Georgia

      Hike the Cascade Springs Trail

      5.0
      1.9 mi
      A quick and local getaway from the hustle and bustle of Atlanta city life, Cascade Springs Nature Preserve offers over 100 acres of forested trails that lead to Utoy Creek and Cascade Falls.The trail starts at the parking area and leads to a boardwalk where old historical structures stand alongsi...
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    Camping and Lodging in Sandy Springs

    Payne Campground Allatoona Lake
    Woodstock, Georgia

    Payne Campground Allatoona Lake

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

    Galt's Ferry Day Use Area (Ga)

    Victoria Campground
    Woodstock, Georgia

    Victoria Campground

    Sweetwater Cg
    Cherokee County, Georgia

    Sweetwater Cg

    Sweetwater Day Use Area (Ga)
    Canton, Georgia

    Sweetwater Day Use Area (Ga)

    Mckinney Campground
    Acworth, Georgia

    Mckinney Campground