Alexa Lampasona

Atlanta, Northwest Florida, Chattanooga, Asheville, Blue Ridge

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  1. Big Creek Park

    Atlanta

    Big Creek Park is a great hidden gem on the Roswell/Alpharetta line that caters to mountain bikers of all levels. It's a great escape that creates the illusion of being in the country without having to travel too far out of the city or suburbia. This park is a particularly great place for novices to learn to ride, due to the abundance of expertly maintained trails.

  2. West Palisades Trail

    Atlanta

    This paved trail ribbons along Rottenwood Creek for an uninterrupted 4-mile out and back rolling hill run in Vinings. The run is ideal for a short, mellow nature run without the worry of typical trail terrain.

  3. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Atlanta

    Kennesaw Mountain rises to 1,808 feet and offers wonderful views of Atlanta in the distance and even Stone Mountain to the southeast on a clear day. There are many options to choose and one can easily piece together everything from a short 5 mile loop to a full 20 mile run and rarely cover the same ground.

  4. Gold Branch Trail

    Atlanta

    Gold Branch is part of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, one of Atlanta's true gems.

  5. Sope Creek Trail

    Atlanta

    For the natural terrain of trails without the steep inclines, the Sope Creek Trail loop leads you through gentle climbs, wide turns and alongside two of Atlanta’s creeks.

  6. Pine Mountain Recreation Area

    Atlanta

    A surprisingly challenging but tranquil climb from the trailhead, the crest of Pine Mountain overlooks downtown Cartersville. As part of Pine Mountain Recreation Area, 226 acres of land make up a 4.5-mile hike with moderate elevation gain.

  7. Vanns Tavern

    Atlanta

    Vann's Tavern is centrally located on the southwest banks of Lake Lanier, considered Atlanta's great lake. SUP Paddlers have the option of paddling the calm, smooth Two-Mile Creek or braving the rocky surf in the channel.

  8. Johnson Ferry to Paces Mill

    Atlanta

    Paddling Johnson Ferry to Paces Mill is a great flat water experience.

  9. Pine Log Creek Trail

    Atlanta

    Located on 275 acres of protected green-space in Bartow County, the Pine Log Creek Trail provides 4.15 miles of professionally built, well maintained hiking and running trails.

  10. Fort Mountain State Park

    Atlanta

    Fort Mountain State Park is home to the Gahuti Backcountry Trail, which rolls through the Cahutta Wilderness and offers scenic vistas of Chatsworth. Despite being in the state park, this trail feels primitive and withdrawn into the wilderness.

  11. Silver Comet Cycling

    Atlanta

    One of the few uninterrupted paved trails in Georgia, this is the perfect training ride to get in your cycling distance.

  12. Powers Island to Paces Mill

    Atlanta

    The Metro Hooch run is a great stretch of the Chattahoochee River that is a perfect option for beginner and intermediate whitewater paddlers, or anyone who is looking to practice techniques. This part of the river (best paddled at medium flow or higher, depending on your skill set) runs through the Vinings area, just outside the city, but you'd never know it! You are surrounded by trees, wildlife and beautiful views the entire way. This is the most popular whitewater paddling route in Atlanta.

  13. Arabia Mountain

    Atlanta

    With over 8 miles of well-maintained trails for running and hiking, Arabia Mountain is a wildly rugged granite ecosystem in Atlanta's backyard. It's a testament to the beauty and diverse ecology of Georgia.

  14. Blankets Creek

    Atlanta

    Blankets Creek has become one of the most renowned and well-ridden trails in the entire country. There are a total of 7 different trails that range in difficulty from beginner to expert, making it a great place for families and expert riders alike. The trails are wooded, and situated next to Lake Allatoona, with a few creeks that run through the area as well. If you've never been here, you need to check it out; you won't be disappointed!

  15. Allatoona Creek Mountain Biking

    Atlanta

    Allatoona Creek Park is a great 15 mile multi-use trail system, geared specifically towards mountain bikers, with singletracks ranging from beginner to expert. It is situated right next to Lake Allatoona, and many of the trails run alongside or over Little and Big Allatoona Creeks.

  16. Olde Rope Mill Park

    Atlanta

    Olde Rope Mill Park has some great mountain biking trails that are tucked away in a wooded area on the outskirts of Metro Atlanta. Little River runs through the park, and although most trails do not run right alongside it, you can view it from several points on the trails, and it provides a very relaxing spot after your ride. It also has a paved area, which is great for a cool down, beginners, and for families.

  17. Red Top Mountain State Park

    Atlanta

    Red Top Mountain’s moniker is both ironic and yet it makes complete sense. The park itself is not a mountain at all, but rather a peninsula of quaint trails, campgrounds and cottages surrounded by a 12,000 acre lake.

  18. Azalea Park to Morgan Falls Overlook Park

    Atlanta

    A serene paddle on one of the wider sections of the Chattahoochee River takes you past Cedar Cliffs, Bull Sluice Lake and many tributaries and small coves.

  19. Coosa Backcountry Trail

    Atlanta

    Upon completing the 12.9 mile Coosa Backcountry trail, you’ll have hiked three peaks and clocked more than 5,000 feet of elevation.

  20. Fried Fish and Flip Flops: The Best Spots for Seafood in the Florida Panhandle

    Northwest Florida

    With impossibly fresh food and a laid-back vibe, here are the best spots for seafood in the Florida Panhandle.

  21. Choctawhatchee Bay(Niceville)- Paddling

    Northwest Florida

    Choctawhatchee Bay spans almost 30 miles and is a vast expanse of open water that is ideal for kayaking and canoeing in the Florida Panhandle.

  22. Camp Helen State Park

    Northwest Florida

    Explore the beaches and trails on more than 180 acres of pristine nature and history at Camp Helen State Park.

  23. Deer Lake State Park

    Northwest Florida

    Deer Lake State Park is named after one of the coastal dune lakes, Deer Lake, that shares the boundaries of the park. Quaint and quiet, the beach and trails are ideal for enjoying nature.

  24. Sawnee Mountain Preserve- Trail Running

    Atlanta

    Sawnee Mountain Preserve in Cumming, Georgia is an easy, 3.5 mile trail with lookouts of the North Georgia Mountains.

  25. Shoal River- Paddling

    Northwest Florida

    Paddle a 9.5 mile stretch of the wide, slow-moving Shoal River in Crestview where you can hang on sandbars, bird watch and navigate the river’s well-known shoals.