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King's Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer loop
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 28' 9 m
Descent: -32' -10 m
High: 869' 265 m
Low: 840' 256 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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Trail shared by Candi Jiosne

An easy, scenic trail inside of Stone Mountain Park on Indian Island.

Candi Jiosne

Features Lake · Views

Family Friendly Easy terrain and picnic areas; the covered bridge is good for photo ops!

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Enjoy an easy hike inside of Stone Mountain Park on Indian Island. At the Quarry Exhibit roundabout, turn off Robert E Lee Blvd onto Covered Bridge Ln. This takes you to a historic covered bridge listed in the “World Guide to Covered Bridges." The century old bridge is nearly 20-feet high and was moved to Stone Mountain Park from Athens, Georgia, in 1969. This quaint pine and cedar bridge leads to Indian Island, a picture perfect place for a lazy day of picnics or reading.

Follow the King's Trail's purple blazes for a scenic one-mile hike mostly along the waterline with views of Stone Mountain Lake. There is also a short orange-blazed Connector Trail which takes you along the waterfront when the King's Trail ventures more inland. This short connector meets back up with the King's Trail in about a 1/4 mile.

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Apr 8, 2019
Luis Subauste
Feb 16, 2019
Shawn McHargue
Beautiful short stroll around the island. Stunning views of the lake and nearby camp sites and Stone Mt 0.8mi
May 4, 2013
Sherry Cossey

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