Atlanta may be a major city, but residents don’t have to travel far to get their nature fix. Within the Atlanta perimeter, there are dozens of walking trails, and driving just an hour or two will bring you to countless state parks and preserves.
– Arabia Mountain is a National Heritage area and home to a rare succulent that turns crimson red each spring.
– If you don’t mind a drive, Yonah Mountain gives visitors wildflower-filled forests and impressive views.
– With several trails to choose from, Stone Mountain is a great place to get some exercise while learning about Atlanta’s history.