Recreation & Golf

With 3,200 acres of natural beauty just outside Atlanta, the Park offers numerous outdoor adventures for all ages. Take a hike on 15 miles of wooded nature trails. Climb the 1 mile trail to the top of Stone Mountain, have a family picnic in the scenic surroundings of the Grist Mill and Covered Bridge, or go fishing in a 363-acre lake. Tee off on one of two beautiful Georgia golf courses with breathtaking views and golf pro shops.

Vehicle entry ticket is valid for access to public picnic areas, hiking and nature trails, children's playground, walk-up trail, Quarry Exhibit, the Confederate Hall Historical & Environmental Education Center and the Lasershow Spectacular (select nights). Bicycles and pedestrians may enter at no charge.

Mountain Members PLUS may park for free.  To purchase, add to your cart on the Customize Your Trip page after adding a Mountain Membership, or login and then click here


Electric Bike and Segway Tours Rentals

Interested in new ways to tour and explore the park? Don’t miss out on Segway Tours and Electric Bike Rentals offered at the Waterfront.


April 01 - November 30

Fishing in Stone Mountain Lake

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.

Hiking Trails

Stone Mountain Park features 15 miles of hiking and walking trails, including the 1 mile trail to the top of the mountain which starts at the Confederate Hall Historical & Environmental Education Center.

Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO is available at Stone Mountain Park. There are over 30 different Pokemon, 8 Gyms, and over 35 PokeStops! Please be sure to follow our helpful tips as you 'catch em all'. 

Studdard Picnic Area

Enjoy a family picnic in a beautiful wooded area near the mountain. Public use tables are available on a first come, first serve basis. Public use grills are also available to be shared by several groups.

The Waterfront Boat House

Get outside with REI at our newest location at the Stone Mountain Park Waterfront. Join REI Outdoor School instructors for classes, outings, and stand up paddleboard, canoe and kayak rentals beginning in the Spring of 2017.


April 01 - November 30

Triangle Picnic Area

The Triangle Picnic Area is located on Robert E. Lee Blvd. and is the closest public picnic area to the Crossroads area. Public use tables are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Walk, Jog or Bike

Walkers, joggers, and bicyclists can circle the mountain on Robert E. Lee Boulevard, a 5 mile loop. Motor vehicle traffic is one-way between Confederate Hall and the Grist Mill so you can enjoy wide dedicated lanes for jogging and biking.

Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain

While on top, 1,683 feet above sea level, enjoy amazing views of downtown Atlanta, the North Georgia mountains and the surrounding area. On a haze-free day, you can see 60 miles from the mountain.