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

Reynolds Nature Preserve

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Update #1: Sentinel Tulip Tree has fallen Sadly, the giant, bending tulip tree near the spring has fallen. Here is a photo:

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Heritage Park

Update #1: Address for the park The address listed in the book will send you to Thompson Park (1/2 mile away from Heritage Park) using some GPS units. A more accurate address to use isĀ 60 Fontaine Road SW, Mableton, GA 30126.

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Hiking Ideas for Spring Flowers

Spring is maybe the best time of the year to get outside in Atlanta.   The trillium are popping up all over the metro area. The East Palisades unit of the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area (chapter 8) and Herbert Taylor Park (chapter 6) are particularly great place to see trillium.   Arabia Mountain’s annual show […]

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10 things you don’t know about Dekalb Ave

Dekalb Avenue is both a historic and current thoroughfare between the City of Decatur and downtown Atlanta, and some major changes are in the works! In 2015 a bond referendum was passed that allocated more than $4.5 million to improvements of the Dekalb Corridor. Renew Atlanta is reviewing public comments and working on a plan […]

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Constitution Lakes

Update #1: New Boardwalk Page 31: “Proposed Trail” listed on map is now complete. The route is still pretty sloppy, muddy and wet, but the Boardwalk from the south end of the Dolls Head Trail is beautiful! Update #2: Fallen willow oak The champion willow oak has fallen. Some of the trunk is still standing, […]

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Panola Mountain State Park

Update #1 – Dogs now allowed! Page 231: Leashed dogs are now permitted on all public access trails within the park.

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