Join us as we visit Chastain Park in Atlanta for the Sandy Springs Conservancy’s first Trail Blazers guided walk of 2024! Saturday, March 9, at 8:30 a.m. The walk will be led by Brian Barnes, Director of Operations and Volunteer Programs, Chastain Park Conservancy. The walk will cover approximately 1 ½ miles on the north end of the park. We’ll explore the new nature trails, the pond, renovated pavilions, playground, art center and learn about the history of the park. We’ll also hear about initial plans to connect the park to Path 400 and Sandy Springs. Registration is required and space is limited.
Chastain Memorial Park (originally known as the North Fulton Park, commonly known as Chastain Park) is the largest city park in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a 268-acre (1.08 km) park near the northern edge of the city. Included in the park are jogging paths, playgrounds, tennis courts, a golf course, swimming pool, horse park and amphitheater. The park gets more than 3.2 million visitors a year and is supported by the Chastain Park Conservancy.
About SSC Trail Blazers
Sandy Springs Conservancy’s Trail Blazers is a series of monthly guided walks and hikes at local parks from March to October! Each month SSC Trail Blazers walks/hikes will take place at different parks in Sandy Springs and neighboring communities. SSC will provide knowledgeable guides to share the history of the parks and to lead small groups on hikes through the park and trails. Trail Blazers events will be scheduled for the second Saturday of each month and take about an hour.
Participants will meet at the scheduled park or trailhead location. Each walk will last approximately one hour. Walks will be limited to 25 participants. The minimum age to participate is 10 years old, and anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must register and sign a liability waiver online. Registration is first come first served. You will be contacted for cancellation/rescheduling in the case of inclement weather.
Read more about Trail Blazers.