Published in April 2014, this guidebook includes 60 hikes within 30 miles of downtown Atlanta.

Connally Nature Park

Connally Nature Park

This greenspace is in addition to those featured in Hiking Atlanta’s Hidden Forests.

The Sierra Club Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Sierra Club is leading a hike at Connally Nature Park on April 25th. Click here for more details.

 

Description: This 27-acre park is in East Point, Georgia. There are many white oaks here that are around 300 years old. These trees were preserved as shade trees when the area was a large plantation in the 1800s. Rare pink lady slippers can be found blooming here in late April or early May.

 

What’s there: Hiking trails (beware, some are overgrown in summer)

 

Champion trees: There are many huge white oaks here, but the largest is at 33.693119,-84.454391. This one is around 16′ around and 109′ tall!

 

Mileage: Approximately one mile of trails

 

Address: 2260 Mulberry St, East Point, GA 30344