Outdoors

Enjoy fresh air and green space in and out of the city

Find out why ATL is called the city in the forest. Lush parks and green spaces create a wide canopy of trees spanning the city, a literal urban oasis.

Thanks to all the outdoor opportunities in the area, you can choose your own level of nature-based relaxation or exhilaration. Take it easy and enjoy a family picnic in grassy Piedmont Park. Take a stroll through Atlanta Botanical Garden. Get active and immerse yourself in public art along Atlanta BeltLine. Test your might and climb to the top of Stone Mountain to catch a laser light show.

Wherever your outdoor excursion takes you, Atlanta will no doubt surprise and amaze you.

Explore Atlanta’s Outdoors

With lush parks and green spaces, see how Atlanta is truly a city in a forest.

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Eastside

Atlanta BeltLine

The Atlanta BeltLine is a sustainable redevelopment project that will provide a network of 1,300…

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Midtown

Atlanta Botanical Garden, Inc.

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Renowned plant collections, beautiful displays, and spectacular exhibitions make the Atlanta Botanical Garden the loveliest…

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Near Metro Atlanta

Barnsley Resort

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There’s more to explore at North Georgia’s beloved Barnsley Resort with the addition of a…

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Eastside

Candler Park

Located within the neighborhood of Candler Park, just east of Little 5 Points, Candler Park…

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Downtown

Centennial Olympic Park

Centennial Olympic Park is closed indefinitely. Check here for updates: https://www.gwcca.org/centennial-olympic-park Centennial Olympic Park was…

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Near Metro Atlanta

Chattahoochee Nature Center

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The Chattahoochee Nature Center is a private non-profit 127-acre, award-winning, interpretive center dedicated to environmental…

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Eastside

Freedom Park

Freedom Park offers walking, jogging, and biking trails through the heart of Atlanta. Freedom Park…

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Eastside

Grant Park

Nestled in Eastside Atlanta, at the heart of one of Atlanta’s oldest areas, Grant Park…

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Midtown

Piedmont Park

Piedmont Park is the premier green space and central gathering place of Atlanta with postcard…

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Stone Mountain Park

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Located on 3,200 acres of natural beauty, Stone Mountain Park features a wide variety of…

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Downtown

Woodruff Park

Nestled amongst the modern office towers and historic buildings of the Fairlie-Poplar district, Woodruff Park…

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