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Kennesaw Mountain Nat. Battlefield (Big to Little)

Marietta, GA

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a multiple route trail located near Marietta, Georgia that offers scenic views. The trail is primarily used for birding, hiking & trail running. On weekends there is a shuttle to drive visitors up a by road to the 2mile mark where civil war cannons sit

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  • Best Trail Running

Olde Rope Mill Park

Woodstock, GA

Olde Rope Mill Park

Woodstock, GA

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Olde Rope Mill Park
by Marcia Searight Allred

8 Completed 3 Reviews

Great mountain biking trails for trail running.

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Olde Rope Mill Park
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

The trail's landscape is beautiful. However, the trails are poorly marked. Apparently the direction of travel for hikers and bikers are opposite of one another. The direction of travel differs by day as well, which isn't clearly stated on the trails themselves. It would be helpful if the direction of travel is posted throughout the paths including who (hikers or cyclists) should walk where on which day.

Some of the bikers are rude and off putting, especially if you get the direction of travel wrong. If you have a thick skin and patience go for it!

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Olde Rope Mill Park
by Nicky Burke

24 Completed 8 Reviews

Rope Mill is great! It is family friendly. The mountain bike trails are super! Especially since they have added new trails across the river. So much fun for all levels!

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Olde Rope Mill Park
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11 Completed 5 Reviews

I have done mountain bike racing, obstacle races & weekend fun. Best for a number of sites or activities and yes the directions are wrong enter off ridge walk pkwy

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Olde Rope Mill Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

directions are very wrong. entrance is off Ridgewalk Pkwy by the new outlet shoppes.

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Olde Rope Mill Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

The Avalanche and Explorer Trails are part of the Taylor Randahl Memorial Bike Trails at Olde Rope Mill Park. This is important information. Hikers must travel in the opposite direction of the cyclists; with good reason. The directions alternate with days of the week. There are signs at each trail head, telling you which way to go. THESE ARE FOR THE BIKES. I got it wrong on the first trail and other hikers/cyclists showed enough disgust to prevent me from repeating that error. On the Avalanche Trail, my hiking group was going in the right direction and clearing the path for bikes quickly. One cyclist was audibly disgusted with our existence. The trails are wonderful. We saw one little snake and walked around it. I would love to hike these trails again but probably won't (unless it's a bike-free day).

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Olde Rope Mill Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Those are not the right directions or need to be updated. We followed them line by line and it ended up dead ending into a sub division. Pretty frustrating when your new to the area.

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Olde Rope Mill Park
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23 Completed 6 Reviews

I took the Avalanche trail and loved it. I'll be back.

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Olde Rope Mill Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Went out to the park this morning with my yellow Labrador. We both loved it! Beautiful trails. Listening to the river flowing while you hike is a nice touch too. My dog loved jumping into the river and swimming around some too. Only recommendation is to keep eyes peeled for sure; my lab found a very large snake laying across one of the trails.
Definitely recommend this park for a morning hike.

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Olde Rope Mill Park
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11 Completed 10 Reviews

I ran this as part of a 5k Trail Run and it was my first time here. The elevation change on some of the trails can be really brutal while running. It's not that it's that high or low, it's just that it keeps changing so frequently. Up 10ft, down 10 ft, then back up and back down.

For my 5k race they did use some of the MTB trails and changed trails frequently. I'm not sure if they're normally open to runners/hikers but I did really enjoy the scenery they offered. The trail was very challenging and I enjoyed it. I also enjoyed the small wetlands area they had as well. There is also a river/creek running through the area which completes everything.

I can't speak about MTB but as far as for running and hiking, it really is gorgeous as long as half the trails my 5k was on are available for runners/hikers.

One thing is if it's popular the parking can be a bit tedious as the overflow lot is about a quarter mile away from the main parking lot. God help you if the overflow parking lot is full....

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