Whether for exercise, to capture nature's beauty, or to plan a family hike, the Athens Trails have something for everyone.
Regional Park Trails
Some trails are paved and provide a nice area for wheelchairs and strollers, while other areas are intended for a more natural trail. Trails include the mountain bike/hiking trail that takes you by the North Mouse Creek and up into wooded areas; a paved trail around the park pond; and a rubber mulch surface trail that features an illustrated children's story.
Cook Park features a 0.3 mile paved walkway.
Prof Powers Park Trail
Prof Park features a mostly shaded 0.37 mile walking path.
Veterans Park Trail
Veterans Park trail is a .05 mile trail that runs along the Oostanaula Creek.
DENSO Eco Park Trail
Eco Park features a mostly shaded 0.75 mile walking path.
The Eureka Trail spans 5.6 miles from Athens into Englewood. This trail is mostly flat and offers a pleasant walk, bike ride or horse ride along an old abandoned railroad line.Wetlands Trail
Built partially by volunteers and with state grants, the wetlands at E.G. Fisher Public Library offer a great 0.5 mile trail where nature lovers can view biodiversity at its best.