Georgia seems to have an abundance of rich trails to hike, walk, or bike along. Whether you want to stroll along a historic civil war trail, or find some of the richest flora in the south, there is a trail designed for you. These are some of the trails that are over 100 miles for you to ride along. For more information on any of these trails listed, or to find even more trails, see the website GeorgiaOnMyMind.org.
Atlanta Campaign Trail
Cities: Trenton to Jonesboro
This trail has some of the original routes that the Confederate soldiers took in the Civil War. During 1863-1864 both the Rebels and the Yankee soldiers used these trails to get through the battles of the Atlanta Campaign. There is rich history throughout the trail, and it is a really great trail to travel along.
Cities: Carrollton to Dalton
On this trail you can explore the areas rich in Native American history. Along the trail are three distinct Native American cultures to explore: The Mississippian, the Creeks, and the Cherokee.
Cities: Ringgold to Bainbridge
In this scenic alternative route through West Georgia you can see historic courthouses and the original southern towns. A nice nostalgic trip through time and crime.
Cities: Athens to Macon
This long trail takes you through the heart of the South that General Sherman seemed to miss on his burning of Georgia. There are lovely mansions and shopping districts along the trail, leaving you with some southern charm and hospitality.
March to the Sea Heritage Trail
Cities: Stone Mountain to Richmond Hill
The March to the Sea Heritage Trail follows the footsteps of William Sherman’s army as it sieged from Atlanta to the coast. This path will lead you through the actual roads that were used by Sherman in the Civil War.
Cities: Augusta to Folkston
What was once a 1920’s scenic and historical trail now takes you through the agricultural, historical, and nature based attractions throughout the cities.
US 441 Heritage Trail
Cities: Athens to McRae
This trail will take you straight out of the Georgia Mountains and into the grunge loving Okefenoke Swamp. It incorporates many ecologies and communities along the way.