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Noonday Creek Trail

Atlanta Metro Area, Georgia

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  • Start of the Noonday Creek Trail.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • Zagster bike rental.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • There are several rest points along the trail.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • A nice step away from the city.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • The path continues all the way to Kennesaw Mountain.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • Curving along Noonday Creek.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • The path stays away from road crossings when possible.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • There is plenty of open green space along the trail for dog walking.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • Still waters of Noonday Creek.- Noonday Creek Trail
  • The creek near the trailhead.- Noonday Creek Trail
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Pros: 
Accessible. Connects to Kennesaw Mountain.
Cons: 
Few views.
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Region:
Atlanta Metro Area, GA
Congestion: 
High
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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Adventure Description

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Living near Kennesaw, Georgia, has its share of benefits when compared to some of the craziness of downtown Atlanta. A trail to rival the still in-progress Beltline can be counted among them, and it has been officially open for over two years. The Noonday Creek Trail combines up to 7 miles of paved multi-use path from separated trail and widened sidewalk to connect Bells Ferry with Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.

A project totaling almost $13 million is sure to make your head spin, but with multiple access points, rentable bikes, plenty of benches and trash cans, and enough trail to service a growing community with outdoor enjoyment, it can be hard to put a price on what the benefits might be worth.

The trail starts at Bells Ferry Road and meanders along Noonday Creek toward Barrett Parkway touching the road and paralleling Old 41 to eventually terminate at the Kennesaw Mountain Visitor Center. It offers a perfect extension into the park or along the other paved paths that continue southward. One can only hope that other communities around Atlanta see the benefits and rewards reaped from this kind of investment and are inspired to foster similar projects across the city.

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