Arabia Mountain Overnight Backpacking Trip


$250 for REI Members

$270 for non-members


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Group size 6 people

There's no better way to spend a weekend than out in the woods! Join us at Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area where we'll spend the night at secluded campsite. You won't believe you're only 20 miles from downtown Atlanta! Our guides will work with you to help you choose and use equipment, make sure your backpack fits perfectly, and demonstrate the best ways to maximize your comfort and fun. You'll also learn about campsite selection, camp cooking, water treatment and Leave No Trace etiquette. This course includes all required gear and food. If you have been thinking about trying out backpacking, this is an adventure not to be missed.

  • Enjoy camping for a night under the stars
  • Learn the basics of backpacking
  • Gain tips and tricks to make your time on the trail enjoyable
  • All meals are provided

What to bring with you

Map image of Arabia Mountain Nature Center

More directions and information

Park in the gravel lot. Bathrooms and water are available on site.