Bike, walk, run or dine on the Atlanta BeltLine
Atlanta BeltLine, Atlanta’s spectacular outdoor space, comprises 22 miles of unused railroad tracks circling the core of the city’s in-town neighborhoods. From trails and walkways to open green space and parks, the Atlanta BeltLine connects people to neighborhoods, dining and cool places throughout the city.
Thousands of visitors flock to the Atlanta BeltLine to exercise, explore Atlanta’s neighborhoods and spend time with friends and family. A world-class amenity similar to New York City’s High Line, the Atlanta BeltLine is also home to Art on the BeltLine, the Southeast’s largest temporary public art project. Make a day of your BeltLine exploration by exploring one of the trail sections and adjacent parks or by grabbing food and drinks at one of the many restaurants situated along some of the BeltLine trails.
BeltLine trail guides and itineraries
- Eastside Trail Itinerary
- Westside Trail Itinerary
- Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park
- Best stops from Krog Street Market to Ponce City Market
- All BeltLine Parks and Trails
Reasons to visit the Atlanta BeltLine
- Walk, run, skate, bike or scoot your way through beautiful city trails that connect Atlanta’s intown neighborhoods and parks.
- The BeltLine slogan is “Where Atlanta Comes Together,” and that couldn’t be any more true. Atlanta’s Southern hospitality shines as strangers become friends exploring the city together. Experience why the BeltLine is one of the largest urban revelopment and mobility projects in the United States.
- The Southeast’s largest temporary public art project is all around you. Check out Art on the BeltLine as the public installations help to reclaim the 22 miles of unused rail. The beloved BeltLine Lantern parade, typically held in September, is a spectacular community event where beautifully decorated lanterns light up the trail for one evening.
- Because you’re hungry. That’s right, hungry. Some of Atlanta’s favorite restaurants are situated right on the Atlanta BeltLine and have walk-up patios so you can enjoy the view while noshing on great food and drinks. Grab brunch at TWO Urban Licks or a latte at Ponce City Market.
- There’s a skate park. For the young and the young at heart, the Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park is located right on the Atlanta BeltLine. The first public skate park in Atlanta, the facility offers something for riders of all skill levels.
- The Atlanta BeltLine is extremely pet friendly. Bring your four-legged fur baby along while you explore Atlanta’s in-town neighborhoods on the BeltLine. Fido will appreciate the exercise and you’ll love the company of your companion.
- Check the Atlanta BeltLine’s website for upcoming events. You’ll find everything from lantern parades to trail yoga and a sunrise hike.
- Don’t have room in your luggage for a bike? No worries. You can rent a bike for a specified amount of time at Atlanta Bicycle Barn, located on the Eastside Trail. Or you can pick up a bike through the city’s public bikeshare program.
- Not sure which trail on the BeltLine you want to tackle first? Take a look at the maps and list of parks and trails to locate the most accessible trail near you.
Know before you go
Where is the Atlanta BeltLine located?
The BeltLine comprises a 22-mile loop of multiuse trails, modern streetcar and parks. Check the map for parks, trails and access points.
Are tours of the BeltLine available?
Yes. Bus, bike and walking tours are available and offered by the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership.
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