Category Archive: Trail Maps

Trail maps for running trails around Atlanta.

Feb 13

Vickery Creek

Vickery Creek is one of the largest parks in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area group of parks. It is a huge park (about 254 acres) and had lots of trails. Some are pretty steep hills, most are single-track, but there are trails where you can run side-by-side as well. You can run for miles …

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Feb 09

Gold Branch

The Gold Branch trail is part of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area system.  It is a nice, quiet loop of single-track trails through a heavily wooded area.  The trail curves down to Bull Sluice Lake and follows the edge of the lake for a good distance.  There are great views here and it is a …

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Feb 01

West Palisades / Rottenwood Creek

Let’s continue to explore Atlanta running trails with the West Palisades area on the Chattahoochee. This is also called the Bob Callan Trail. It is another Chattahoochee River national park service trail, so if you buy a year pass, you can get into every other Chattahoochee NPS trail with your pass. This in an out …

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Jan 31

Leita Thompson Park

It’s time for a more challenging run! Next up in the Atlanta Trail Running series is The Leita Thompson memorial park in Roswell. Leita Thompson was an early female banking executive who helped other working women with retirement assistance, disability, housing and social and professional recognition. She bought the 107 acre piece of (then rural) …

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