Powers Landing Trail is a 4.1 mile loop trail located near Atlanta, Georgia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, birding, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
213 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

road biking

walking

views

wild flowers

hiking
5 months ago

You can definitely tailor this trail to your liking with regards to length and intensity. There are several hiking and mountain biking trails off the main gravel path (where this trail starts and ends) where you can play with the intensity of your hike. This connects to the Sope Creek and Cochran trails to the north. I would highly recommend taking the side paths, it’s beautiful through the woods!

Another user commented about the grave site. Sarah Ansley and her sister are the two visible graves. Apparently there are another 3-4 that have since crumbled but which memorialized her husband and their children. The sisters outlived their husbands and lived on the spot until their deaths. Interesting!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Half of this is the popular Cochran Shoals Trail, then when you reach the Columns Drive end (if coming from Powers Ferry end), you keep going and just a little ways down, take a right into the woods on the trail that goes up. I’ve always wondered where these trails went.

It’s an easy incline. Once you get to a certain point, there’s a 6’x9’ fenced in memorial — a gravesite (see photo). I don’t have any info on it, but it’s quite unusual just out there on the trail. Maybe someone lived up there long ago. I’ll edit this once I find out.

At that point I turned left and the rest of the trail was easy, pretty, sparsely populated (I only saw two other people). The trail is used a lot for mountain bikes so you need to be careful because parts of it are very narrow.

It was a really nice loop and a nice change from just the Cochran Shoals trail, and it’s a little longer.

hiking
Friday, October 14, 2016

For some reason ALL TRAILS is loaded with this same loop under multiple names. Probably the second most boring of Chattahoochee hikes close to ATL.

mountain biking
3 months ago

mountain biking
4 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
Monday, October 16, 2017

hiking
Thursday, October 12, 2017

recorded Powers Landing Trail

hiking
Saturday, October 07, 2017

hiking
Tuesday, October 03, 2017

hiking
Friday, September 08, 2017

hiking
Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Sunday, June 04, 2017

hiking
Saturday, October 01, 2016

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Friday, January 08, 2016

road biking
Sunday, January 18, 2015

walking
Friday, June 13, 2014