Cochran Shoals

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23 mi 38 km


3 mi 5 km




Easy Trails
5 Trails
Intermediate Trails
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Hard Trails
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Food and Drink

-Heirloom BBQ is walking/riding distance from the trail and is one of the best in Atlanta.
-The Atlanta Food Truck Park is en route for anyone coming from the city and offers lots of choices, great outdoor dining, and it's BYOB.
-Several local breweries are en route from downtown Atlanta as well.

Local Events Next Up: Benton MacKaye Trail Presentation - Dec 7

Benton MacKaye Trail Presentation: Dec 7 - Atlanta REI
The Benton MacKaye Trail is a 290 mile long, less-crowded alternate trail to the southern portion of the A.T. Join us for a presentation on day, section, and thru-hiking options. Details

Camp Cooking Basics: Dec 7 - Kennesaw REI
Do you want to make easy and fun meals at camp but feel unsure how to cook them? We'd like to help you learn how to set up your kitchen and create easy and fun meals everyone will enjoy. Details

Thru Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Dec 8 - Atlanta REI
Michael Williams shares his adventure of hiking the 2,650 mile PCT. Presentation includes trail description, his experiences and ideas for planning a long hike, and gear & clothing suggestions. Details

Introduction to Backcountry Skills Class: Dec 10 - Island Ford Unit - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
Getting ready to head into the wilderness for the first time and not sure what you need to know or do to have a successful trip? Hone your skills during this outing while we will discuss the importance of proper planning, equipment selection, and other fundamental backcountry skills. This outing will include a hike of approximately 3 miles. Details

Sunset Hike on the Atlanta BeltLine: Dec 10 - Piedmont Park Northwoods
Come join an REI Outdoor School Instructor and other like-minded hikers on an evening adventure in one of Atlanta's best intown hiking areas. Watching the sunset on the Atlanta skyline is a wonderful way to experience our unique and beautiful city. Details

Outdoor Photography with your Smartphone: Dec 11 - West Palisades - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
Do you take pictures with your smartphone? Do you just "point-and-shoot" because you haven't yet learned how to maximize the use of the camera? During this class, our professional photographer will teach you the functions of the camera, basic exposure and composition techniques, and which apps will help push your pictures to the next level. Details

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Vinings, GA
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Sandy Springs, GA
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#3 CS02-CS15
Sandy Springs, GA
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