Augusta Canal Trail

EASY 5 reviews

Augusta Canal Trail is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Augusta, GA that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from September until December.

3.8 miles 88 feet Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

river

views

Beautiful wide path along the Augusta Canal and Savanah River

9 months ago

Something for everyone. Walkers,runners (great shaded areas along the path), bikers (easy to moderate trails on and off the main path), kid friendly, rentals for bikes and kayaks, Porta potty's on the trail, great scenery, well maintained. Overall a great place to spend a couple hours to enjoy being outside.

hiking
1 year ago

I would love to come back and complete this again by biking or kayaking..awesome scenery!

hiking
1 year ago

The canal path, while pleasant, it is a pretty lame hiking trail. It is a vehicle service road which is primarily used by bikers, runners and other related activities. This is what I would consider a great running location due to the lack of obstacles and that it is primarily unpaved. For hiking you are not really in a forest, and not really a trail. If you are out for a light walk it is probably nice but someone looking to get a hike in I consider it very boring. There are other trails which I consider better hiking in the area.

hiking
1 year ago

Such a well kept trail! Very nice, wide paths great for biking and walking or running.
Peaceful, uncrowded atmosphere.
Come here after it rains to spot many different kinds of mushrooms all along the trail~!
We found a calvatia cyathiformis that we got to take home, have ID'd by a mycologist online, and then fry up with some butter and garlic. Mmmm. :)
The trail runs along the side of the river, and you can even rent single person canoes to go boating in.
Also, enjoy all of the snazzy looking rich-people houses as you find your way to the entrance. xD

walking
3 years ago

A fantastic wide walking or bike riding path along the river. Quiet, great views of the river. Loved it!