Best trails in Decatur

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Looking for a great trail near Decatur, Georgia? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Sweetwater Creek State Park or Red Top Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Buford Dam Park or Arabia Mountain Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Decatur ranging from 0.6 to 2.1 miles and from 882 to 1,023 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Decatur
Top trails (7)
#1 - South Peachtree Creek Path Trail
Medlock Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 56 m
South Peachtree Creek Path Trail is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Decatur, Georgia that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels andShow more
#2 - Morningside Nature Trail
Morningside Nature Preserve
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 45 m
This trail winds through dense, jungle-like vegetation, with diverse and varying landscapes to enjoy. With some changes in elevation, this trail is somewhat brief but can provide a decent challenge. TShow more
#3 - Ira B. Melton Trail
Ira B. Melton Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 30 m
Hike/bike/walk around the man-made paths of Ira b. Melton Park in Decatur, GA.Show more
#4 - Hardwood Forest, Pine Forest, Beaver Pond, and Creek Loop
Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 33 m
Hardwood Forest, Pine Forest, Beaver Pond, and Creek Loop is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Decatur, Georgia that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#5 - Seminary Wood and Postal Pond Loop
Decatur, Georgia
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
Seminary Wood and Postal Pond Loop is a 0.6 mile loop trail located near Decatur, Georgia and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking. Dogs are also able to use this traiShow more
#6 - Briarlake Forest Park Trail
Briarlake Forest Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m
Briarlake Forest Park Loop is a 0.6-mile soft surface trail within a 21-acre nature park located in an urban neighborhood. The park has an old homestead, mature hardwoods (several being specimen treeShow more
#7 - Columbia Theological Seminary Waldorf Trail
Decatur, Georgia
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
Columbia Theological Seminary Waldorf Trail is a 0.5 mile loop trail located near Decatur, Georgia that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and ruShow more