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United States, Georgia, Smoke Rise

Stone Mountain Park

Kid-friendly · Sports Facility · Bare rock · Lake

4.9 (1758 ratings)

Welcome to Stone Mountain Park in Smoke Rise, a breathtaking 2836.6-acre park that offers a wonderful setting for walkers and runners alike. With its diverse terrain and picturesque trails, this ...

Welcome to Stone Mountain Park in Smoke Rise, a breathtaking 2836.6-acre park that offers a wonderful setting for walkers and runners alike. With its diverse terrain and picturesque trails, this park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts seeking a refreshing and invigorating activity. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll or an energetic run, Stone Mountain Park provides a variety of routes to accommodate different fitness levels and preferences. From the scenic Venable Lake trail to the challenging Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail, there's something for everyone to enjoy. If you're looking for a place to embrace nature and stay active, Stone Mountain Park is the ideal destination for your walking or running adventure. As you explore Stone Mountain Park, you'll discover a wealth of options for your walking or running experience. With a wide range of trails, including the 4.8-mile Stone Mountain Park trail and the 5.6-mile Cherokee Trail, you can embark on a fulfilling journey through captivating natural surroundings. The park's well-maintained paths and serene atmosphere create an inviting environment for those seeking a fulfilling outdoor activity. Whether you're a seasoned runner looking for a challenging course or a casual walker in search of a peaceful escape, Stone Mountain Park offers a variety of routes to accommodate your fitness goals and preferences. For more information about the park's routes and additional walking or running opportunities, you can download the Pacer Pedometer app. This convenient tool provides valuable insights into the park's trails, including distances, estimated times, and user reviews. With its user-friendly interface, Pacer Pedometer makes it easy to plan and track your walking or running adventures at Stone Mountain Park. Experience the beauty of nature and the joy of physical activity as you explore the diverse trails and scenic landscapes that this remarkable park has to offer.

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Walking and Running in Stone Mountain Park

Are you a walker or runner looking for the perfect place to enjoy your activity in Stone Mountain Park, Smoke Rise? Look no further! Stone Mountain Park offers a variety of amenities and attractions that make it an ideal location for walkers and runners. With essential amenities such as parking ...

Are you a walker or runner looking for the perfect place to enjoy your activity in Stone Mountain Park, Smoke Rise? Look no further! Stone Mountain Park offers a variety of amenities and attractions that make it an ideal location for walkers and runners. With essential amenities such as parking lots, restrooms, and wheelchair-friendly facilities, you can focus on your walking or running without any worries. The park also features sports facilities including a golf course, tennis court, and swimming pool, providing options for those seeking a more structured workout. If you prefer to explore the park's surroundings, there are numerous attractions and viewpoints to visit, including the Ante Bellum Plantation House, the Memorial Hall museum, and the Quarry Exhibit. Additionally, the park offers shelters and showers for your convenience. Whether you're a dedicated runner or a leisurely walker, Stone Mountain Park in Smoke Rise has everything you need to make the most of your outdoor activity experience.

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https://www.stonemountainpark.com/
Essential Amenities
Playground
Picnic Site
Drinking water
Wheelchair friendly
Restroom
Parking lot
Sport Facilities
Tennis court
Baseball field
Beach volleyball court
Sports center
Golf course
Swimming pool
Accessibility
Wheelchair friendly
Things to See
Attraction

Ante Bellum Plantation House

Museum

Memorial Hall

Museum

Quarry Exhibit

Monument

Confederate Memorial Carving

Other Amenities

Shelter

Restaurant

Shower

Best Walking Routes in Stone Mountain Park
#1 - Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail
(108 reviews)
Length: 1 milesEst. Time: 16m
#2 - Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail
(24 reviews)
Length: 0.8 milesEst. Time: 13m
#3 - Venable Lake
(3 reviews)
Length: 1.7 milesEst. Time: 29m
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Reviews of Stone Mountain Park
4.9/5
1758 ratings
thatBobguy2021/08/28
5

A good walk on a sunny day, especially if you want to get your heart rate up. For the last quarter mile I had to zigzag my way up, and there is plenty of room fir it. No strollers and no pets but support animals seem welcome (saw two dogs appropriately marked).

PacerPal2022/05/11
3

probably should wear OFF much needed but great trails and friendly pedestrians. cars are allowed on walk paths. lots of shade. plenty of views and pavilions areas. $20 for parking or $40 annual pass.

Joshua2023/08/21
5

This mountain ain’t no joke! Gotta have you mind right..

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Nearby Parks
Yellow Daisy
Leila Mason Park
Smoke Rise Park
Randolph Medlock Park
McCurdy Park
V.F.W. Park
Wade Walker County Park
Smoke Rise Park
J. B. Williams Park
FAQs about Stone Mountain Park
Where is the best place to walk in Stone Mountain Park?
The best place to walk in Stone Mountain Park is the Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail, which is highly rated with 4.5 stars and 108 reviews from the Pacer community. It is 1 mile long and estimated to take 16 minutes to complete.
How many routes are in Stone Mountain Park?
There are several routes in Stone Mountain Park, including the Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail, Venable Lake, Cherokee Trail, Hawk Trail, Songbird Trail, Heron Trail, King's Trail, and many more. In total, there are over 20 routes for walking and running in the park.
Which is the longest route in Stone Mountain Park?
The longest route in Stone Mountain Park is the Must trail, which is 7.1 miles long and estimated to take 1 hour and 55 minutes to complete. This trail offers a longer and more challenging experience for walkers and runners.
Are there facilities or amenities for walkers/runners in Stone Mountain Park?
Yes, there are several amenities available for walkers/runners in Stone Mountain Park, including parking lots, restrooms, wheelchair-friendly areas, drinking water stations, and leisure playgrounds.
How accessible is Stone Mountain Park?
Stone Mountain Park is wheelchair-friendly, making it accessible for individuals with mobility challenges.
What kind of sports can I do in Stone Mountain Park?
In addition to walking and running, visitors to Stone Mountain Park can enjoy golf, tennis, baseball, beach volleyball, and swimming at the sports facilities provided.
What is the best season to walk in Stone Mountain Park?
The best season to walk in Stone Mountain Park is generally in the spring and fall when the weather is mild and pleasant.
What are the typical weather conditions to prepare for in Stone Mountain Park?
In Stone Mountain Park, you should prepare for hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters. It's advisable to check the weather forecast before heading out for a walk or run.
What kind of wildlife might you encounter in Stone Mountain Park?
In Stone Mountain Park, you might encounter various wildlife such as deer, squirrels, birds, and occasionally snakes. It's important to be aware of your surroundings and respect the natural habitat of these animals.
Best Walking Routes in Stone Mountain Park
#1 - Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail
4.5 (108 reviews)
Length: 1 milesEst. Time: 16m
#2 - Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail
4.5 (24 reviews)
Length: 0.8 milesEst. Time: 13m
#3 - Venable Lake
4.5 (3 reviews)
Length: 1.7 milesEst. Time: 29m
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Nearby Parks
Yellow Daisy
Leila Mason Park
Smoke Rise Park
Randolph Medlock Park
McCurdy Park
V.F.W. Park
Wade Walker County Park
Smoke Rise Park
J. B. Williams Park
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Best Walking Routes in Stone Mountain Park
#1- Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail
(108 reviews)
Length: 1 milesEst. Time: 16m
#2- Stone Mountain Walk-Up Trail
(24 reviews)
Length: 0.8 milesEst. Time: 13m
#3- Venable Lake
(3 reviews)
Length: 1.7 milesEst. Time: 29m
#4- Heron Trail
(1 review)
Length: 0.1 milesEst. Time: 2m
#5- Stone Mountain Park
(90 reviews)
Length: 4.8 milesEst. Time: 1h34m
#6- Cherokee Trail
(2 reviews)
Length: 5.6 milesEst. Time: 2h42m
#7- Hawk Trail
(1 review)
Length: 0.5 milesEst. Time: 8m
#8- Songbird Trail (Loop)
(1 review)
Length: 0.4 milesEst. Time: 7m
#9- King's Trail
(1 review)
Length: 0.8 milesEst. Time: 13m
Reviews of Stone Mountain Park
thatBobguy2021/08/28
5

A good walk on a sunny day, especially if you want to get your heart rate up. For the last quarter mile I had to zigzag my way up, and there is plenty of room fir it. No strollers and no pets but support animals seem welcome (saw two dogs appropriately marked).

PacerPal2022/05/11
3

probably should wear OFF much needed but great trails and friendly pedestrians. cars are allowed on walk paths. lots of shade. plenty of views and pavilions areas. $20 for parking or $40 annual pass.

Joshua2023/08/21
5

This mountain ain’t no joke! Gotta have you mind right..

David2020/05/29
4

Could use some hand sanitizer stations in a few spots

PacerPal2020/08/15
5

Fun to walk, jog, or run....! 5 miles round

Brittany2021/06/13
5

Difficult but worth the views

Kasi2022/04/12
5

Today was a good workout.

LaJeana2023/04/30
5

Great app.

Ronald2020/07/09
4

Oklahomlp’

Shenell2020/11/29
5

Love it

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5

Love it

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5

需要好几次爬坡

philli2020/11/23
5

Great

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1758 ratings