Hiking Atlanta's Best Places

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$20 for REI Members

$25 for non-members

10 spots left


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Group size 10 people

Beloved by locals and admired by adventurers, the Atlanta area presents a variety of unique trails with a diverse offering of rock formations and natural ecosystems. Discover some of Atlanta's best hiking spots, guided by the expertise of REI's Local Experiences Guides. We'll introduce you to the area's local gems, providing opportunities to explore nature and view the local flora and fauna. Along the way, we'll share some hiking tips and offer insight into the region's history and ecosystems. These hikes are perfect for beginner and experienced hikers who are interested in hiking 3 or 4 miles along uneven terrain. We love these hikes and are pretty sure you will too! See the notes section regarding specific details about each hike and location.

  • Introduce you to some local natural places with great hiking
  • Introduce Leave No Trace Principles
  • Gain basic hiking skills
  • Meet other local hikers

What to bring with you

Map image of Island Ford Unit - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

More directions and information

We'll meet at the parking area in front of the visitor center. There are restrooms located in the center.