3 of the Best Hiking Trails in Atlanta

It’s time to lace up your hiking boots and embark on an adventure! While Atlanta is a city, there are acres upon acres of green spaces to enjoy in our area. We highly recommend taking a stroll through Piedmont Park, the Atlanta Botanical Garden, and the Atlanta BeltLine near Stonehurst Place in addition to these extraordinary hiking trails in Atlanta. There’s no better way to enjoy the fresh air, clear your mind, and reconnect with nature during your visit to our award-winning Midtown Atlanta inn!

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Explore 3 of the Top Hiking Trails in Atlanta

Morningside Nature Preserve

If you head about 10 minutes northeast from Stonehurst, past Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Garden, you’ll discover the Morningside Nature Preserve. This gorgeous area has over 30 acres of woods and 2 miles of hiking trails for you to enjoy. There are trailheads on Wellbourne Road and at the Georgia Power Substation on Lenox Road, while a suspension bridge connects the trails over the creek.

Cascade Springs Nature Preserve

The Cascade Springs Nature Preserve is another extraordinary outdoor destination in Southwest Atlanta. Feel free to take a short, 20-minute drive from our inn to explore the trails that wind throughout this 135-acre preserve. You can discover the site of a Civil War battle as well as a majestic waterfall!

Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Last but not least is the Blue Heron Nature Preserve. You’ll absolutely love exploring this 30-acre nature preserve with its 3-mile Blueway Trail. It’s open year-round with free admission and plenty of wildlife to observe. Birdwatching is especially popular here!

Rest Your Legs at Stonehurst Place

The bed inside the Stedman Suite

There’s nothing like kicking back, taking your shoes off, and lounging in a luxurious bed after a day of hiking in Atlanta. We know the perfect destination for that, too! It’s Stonehurst Place, an elegant inn located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta with glamorous accommodations and unparalleled service. Best of all, it’s minutes away from all the best parks and preserves!

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