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A long walk around Decatur

Decatur, Georgia, USA

A long walk around Decatur

Length7.1 mi
Elev. Gain485.4 ft
Est. Steps16000

Forest

City walk

Historic site

Quiet place

Bathroom

Overgrown

Created by thatBobguy
Introduction
A long walk around Decatur is a 7.1 mile (16,000-step) route located near Decatur, Georgia, USA. This route has an elevation gain of about 485.4 ft and is rated as medium. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
A route I use many parts of all in one place, a part of a urban trail, a part around a nearby college, and a trail through some woods. All of this around and near the City of Decatur, Ga, I like many parts of this trail.

Agnes Scott College

School
Agnes Scott College (commonly known as Agnes Scott) is a private women's liberal arts college in Decatur, Georgia. The college enrolls approximately 1,000 students. Agnes Scott is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA) and is considered one of the Seven Sisters of the South.

Columbia Theological Seminary

School
Columbia Theological Seminary is a Presbyterian seminary in Decatur, Georgia. It is one of ten theological institutions affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA).

City Schools of Decatur

Place
The City Schools of Decatur is a public charter school district in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. It serves and is based in Decatur.City Schools of Decatur has an enrollment of approximately 5,600 students and operates 10 schools: one preschool, five K–2 lower elementary schools, two 3–5 upper elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.

Avondale station (MARTA)

Place
Avondale is a train station in Decatur, Georgia. It is on the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. The station is at-grade and has two island platforms, one for each direction. The center two tracks are not normally used for through service. Because of these middle tracks, it is not uncommon for trains to be bound for Avondale, having passengers change trains at Avondale.

Oakhurst, Decatur, Georgia

Place
Oakhurst is a historic neighborhood in the southwest corner of Decatur, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. It is located south of downtown Decatur and approximately six miles east of downtown Atlanta. Oakhurst primarily consists of residences built in early 20th Century and neighborhood businesses.

South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District

Place
South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District is a historic district in Decatur, Georgia that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. It includes Agnes Scott College, also known as Decatur Female Seminary (1889) and as Agnes Scott Institute (1890-1906), and Little Decatur.

Old Scottish Rite Hospital

Place
Founded as the Scottish Rite Convalescent Home for Crippled Children, the Old Scottish Rite Hospital served indigent children, either crippled, or recovering from surgery at Piedmont Hospital or Wesley Memorial Hospital (now Emory University Hospital). Michael Hoke, M.D., was named the first Medical Director.

Winnona Park Historic District

Place
Winnona Park is a historic neighborhood in the southeast corner of the Atlanta, Georgia suburb of Decatur. It is listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places, but it is not one of the City of Decatur's locally designated historic districts.Winnona Park is located south of downtown Decatur; west of the Village of Avondale Estates, Georgia and the Forest Hills subdivision; and east of Decatur's Oakhurst community.

Decatur High School (Georgia)

Place
Decatur High School (DHS) is a high school in Decatur, Georgia, United States. It is the sole high school in City Schools of Decatur and was established in 1912.

East Lake station

Building
East Lake is a transit station in Atlanta and Decatur, Georgia, serving the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It has a tracks in each direction serving an island platform. When the station entered service on June 30, 1979, the opening ceremony took place in the south parking lot.
Comments
misc_airplane
2018/12/28
Great route!
Route Details

Length

7.1 mi

Elev. Gain

485.4 ft

Est. Steps

16000
Created by
thatBobguy
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