Author(s): Hikes Within 60 Miles: Atlanta: Including Marietta, Lawrenceville, and Peachtree City By Randy Golde
Atlanta is one of the Souths premier cities, but its also home to some of the regions most spectacular hiking and walking destinations. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Atlanta helps readers find and enjoy the best nearby hikes, from Stone Mountain Park to the Georgia mountains, Sprewell Bluff to the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, and a wealth of locations in between. Hikes range from pleasant family strolls to challenging treks for those looking for a serious workout and in addition to scenic beauty, many of the hikes, such as Burnt Hickory Loop and Cheatham Hill Trail, have historical appeal. Others, like the Grant Park Loop and Atlantic Ramble, feature major Atlanta attractions. Expertly drawn maps and trail profiles complement detailed trail descriptions, while a handy list indicates special interests best hikes for children, scenic hikes, hikes for wildlife viewing, running trails, and more.