Recreation & Golf

The Park offers numerous outdoor adventures for all ages. Explore 15 miles of wooded nature trails throughout the Park or walk, jog, or bike the paved route extending 5 miles around the base of the mountain. There's even a 1-mile trail to the summit where you can have a family picnic with breathtaking views. Cast a line and enjoy excellent fishing, or explore our 363-acre lake with available kayak, canoe, and SUP rentals. Challenge yourself on either of our two beautiful championship golf courses complete with pro shop. 

Vehicle entry ticket is valid for access to public picnic areas, hiking and nature trails, children's playground, and the Lasershow Spectacular (select nights). Bicycles and pedestrians may enter at no charge.

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 by Atlanta Adventure Tours in the Expo inside Crossroads.



Get outside with REI in the East Lake area of Stone Mountain Park. Join REI Outdoor School instructors for classes, outings, and stand up paddleboard, canoe and kayak rentals.

East Lake—Lakeside

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.

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.

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.