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. 

Bike Rentals and Segway Tours

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 Boathouse.


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.

REI Boathouse

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.

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.

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.

Two 18-Hole Golf Courses

Located in one of the most popular attractions in Georgia, Stone Mountain Park, just minutes from downtown Atlanta, Stone Mountain Golf Club features two championship golf courses and offers scenic views of historic Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain Lake.

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.