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Walk-Up Trail

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Length


1.1 Miles 1.7 Kilometers


650' 198 m

Ascent

-2' 0 m

Descent

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

1,673' 510 m

High

1,023' 312 m

Low

Shared By Leah Rawdon

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Use this trail to summit Stone Mountain and take in the views from the top.

Leah Rawdon

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Views and picnicking at the top make this a great family outing.

Description

The Walk Up (yellow blazes) trail starts off with gradual inclines at the Confederate Hall parking lot and becomes steeper as you hike higher toward the top of Stone Mountain. There are several areas with grades steeper than 20%, but there are metal handrails to assist with the steeper grades. There is also a pavilion about halfway up the trail to provide a place to rest in a shaded area.

In addition to some hiking aids, there are many roots and small boulders that form stepping stones up and down the trail. The trail passes by many stone carvings, some dating back to the 1800s. At the top of the mountain, there are trash/recycling cans, restrooms, refreshments, lookout decks, and a lift that goes up/down the mountain.

This trail is probably the most popular of all the trails in the park and while it can be quite busy, the main area of the trail is wide and keeps the trail from feeling crowded.

Flora & Fauna

Wild Flowers, Deer, Hawks, Birds, Mosses, Lichens, Diamorpha, Squirrels

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Shawn McHargue
Dec 29, 2018
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Oct 20, 2018
Joshua Francis
Oct 6, 2018
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Jul 29, 2018
Chris Rome
Oct 28, 2017
Jon Sizemore
Sep 23, 2017
Evan Ye
Go during sunrise for a beautiful viewpoint. 2.2mi
Sep 14, 2017
Joel Gonzales-Aponte

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  4.4 from 5 votes

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#81

in Georgia

#4,983

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