Activities

Stone Mountain, the largest exposed granite dome in North America. Stone Mountain harbors plant and animal life found no other place in the world. It is also the site of a famous giant carving commemorating the military leaders of the Confederacy. There are many hiking and biking trails below to choose from for you, your family to enjoy! If hiking and biking is not on your list, try some of our other activites including fishing from Stone Mountain Lake.

Stone Mountain Park

Serious fun. Endless adventure. It's all waiting for you at Georgia's #1 attraction.

    Summit Skyride

    Location: Skyride Plaza Area

    The rock's top attraction is The Summit Skyride. This high-speed Swiss cable car provides a stunning view of the Confederate Memorial Carving as it transports guests more than 825 feet above ground to the top of Stone Mountain. From the top, experience amazing views of the Atlanta skyline, the Appalachian Mountains and more up to 60 miles away.

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    Geyser Towers

    March 01 - November 02 Location: Crossroads

    Multiple levels of suspended rope bridges and net tunnels connect you to towering platforms that overlook the gushing geyser. With its sporadic eruptions and multiple offshoots, you can play in the spray or stay high and dry. The options, and the fun, are all yours.

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    SkyHike

    March 01 - November 02 Location: Crossroads

    Visit SkyHike to trek through the treetops on one of the nation's largest family adventure courses. No two hikes are the same! Your choices make each hike a new challenge while secured to the patented overhead safety system.

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    Scenic Railroad

  • March 01 - November 02 Location: Railroad Depot in Crossroads

    Climb aboard our train with a full size locomotive from the 1940s with open-air cars that will take you on a lively five-mile excursion around the mountain. Marvel at beautiful views of Stone Mountain and the surrounding landscape.

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    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – The 4-D Experience

  • January 11 - November 02 Location: Crossroads

    Join Sean and his friends in an immersive 3-D/4-D Experience as they fly through a tornado, encounter giant lizards, discover the lost city of Atlantis, and pilot Captain Nemo's submarine!

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    Camp Highland Outpost

  • March 01 - November 02 Location: Crossroads

    Exciting outdoor challenges for the entire family including rock walls to climb, plus a low ropes course with multiple line bridges. Camp Highland Outpost is designed and built in partnership with the staff of Camp Highland in Ellijay, GA.

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    Ride The Ducks

  • March 01 - November 02 Location: Crossroads

    Learn about Stone Mountain Park 's history in a splashy way with Ride The Ducks™. Check out the only tour where you go from land to water to land again and you never leave your seat! The Duck vehicles are 1940's era Army DUKWs, converted into comfortable open-air vehicles for your viewing and listening pleasure.

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    The Great Barn

  • March 01 - January 04 Location: Crossroads

    It's harvest time in the barn! Atlanta's most exciting adventure for families and children (primarily ages 5-12), featuring super slides, trampoline floors, climbing structures and over 65 interactive games. Complete fun tasks to earn lots of points and earn a high score.

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    Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf

  • March 01 - January 04 Location: Crossroads

    Putter around on a miniature golf course based on the real-life adventures of the Great Locomotive Chase. Taking on the perspective of the train's original crew, you'll make your way through 18 holes in hot pursuit of the stolen General locomotive.

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    Antebellum Plantation & Farmyard

  • March 01 - January 04 Location: Antebellum Plantation

    The Antebellum Plantation at Stone Mountain Park is a collection of original buildings from around the State of Georgia, built between 1783 and 1875. Each structure was moved from its original site and carefully restored to preserve its authenticity and historical value.

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    Discovering Stone Mountain Museum at Memorial Hall

  • Sacred ground, landmark, refuge, meeting place, home: Stone Mountain has been many things to many people. Discovering Stone Mountain Museum features artifacts and stories that span 12,000 years, from ancient civilizations that lived on the mountain to the present-day park.

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Trails

Silver Comet

Imagine gliding along on your bike through the north Georgia countryside, crossing a 500-foot-long trestle over a rushing river below, winding between rock cliffs and weaving among tall stately pines. View Trail Details

Chastain Park

One of PATH's more social trails, the double-loop trail around North Fulton Golf Course and Chastain Park, is frequented by groups walking dogs, running laps, and pushing baby strollers. View Trail Details

Eastside Beltline Trail

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Northwest Atlanta Trails

The Whetstone Creek Trail is built partially on an abandoned railroad and partially as a boardwalk high above a floodplain in Northwest Atlanta between Marietta Rd and Bolton Rd. The trail connects several neighborhoods to Bolton Academy and shops and restaurants along Marietta Blvd. View Trail Details

Southtowne Trail

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Westside and Lionel Hampton Trails

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Arabia Mountain, Rockdale County and South River Trails

Rock outcroppings the size of football fields, streams rushing over woodland waterfalls, hundred-acre farms just like grandpa used to have, and fields of wildflowers undulating in the breeze. View Trail Details

Nancy Creek

The Nancy Creek Trail connects Murphy-Candler Park to Blackburn Park and Johnson Ferry Estates in north-central DeKalb County. View Trail Details

South Peachtree Creek Trail

The South Peachtree Creek Trail meanders through Mason Mill Park as a boardwalk along the banks of the creek. It connects the ball fields and parking area at Medlock Park to the historic Decatur Waterworks and the Tennis Center at Mason Mill Park. View Trail Details

Stone Mountain

The Stone Mountain Trail begins at Piedmont Ave in downtown Atlanta and ends at Stone Mountain affording access to Stone Mountain Park. The 19 mile-long trail does require on-street travel for almost 4 miles, in Candler Park and through Clarkston. The trail ends at the loop road around Stone Mountain. View Trail Details

Parks

Leila Mason Park Stonemountain

5510 Stillhouse Road

Located in Shermantown next to Stone Mountain Park. Fenced baseball field, outdoor basketball park, playground equipment for kids and more...

Medlock Park

735 Ridge Avenue

Named after former Mayor Randolph Medlock, this park has a regulation football field with a concession stand and restroom facilities. There are four tennis courts and a large picnic pavilion. Parking is located at the entrance off of Ridge Avenue.

McCurdy Park

5190 West Mountain Street

There are three little league fields and four picnic areas between the ball fields and playgrounds for children.

VFW Fields

897 Gordon Street

The VFW Fields have three little league baseballs fields for all ages, a concession stand and restrooms. Named after the Veterans of Foriegn War, these fields are found off of Gordon Street behind the post office on West Mountain Street.

Rock Gym

5265 Mimosa Drive

Stone Mountain Fishing

Fishing is permitted on the lake from 6:00 a.m. until Midnight. We have five types of fish in the lake: bass, carp, crappie, catfish, and bream.

You must have a valid Georgia Fishing License. To purchase a Fishing License online, click here .

Private boats are allowed on the lake each day of the week during daylight hours. Boats must be launched from the Public Boat Ramp located near the Evergreen Pavilion. Outboard motors in excess of 10 hp are not allowed on the lake. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on any privately-owned boat. For a detailed overview of park ordinances (sections 4-102 & 4-103), click here .

Please Note:

  • Fishing from bridges, Park docks, the Evergreen Pavilion, golf courses and beach areas is prohibited.
  • No private boats are allowed on the lake after daylight hours.
  • All motorized boats must be registered with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
  • Boats must be equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved flotation devices for each person on-board and at least one (1) throwable device.
  • Boats may only be launched from the Private Boat Ramp on Stonewall Jackson Drive (near the entrance to Evergreen).
  • Park-owned boats have right-of-way over all other boats.

 

 

 

 


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