for The AJC
More than 2,000 acres, two monadnock mountains, three lakes and many historic sites. The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, located just outside I-285 perimeter on Atlanta’s east side, is full of opportunities for outdoor adventure close to the metro area.
Arabia Mountain, Panola Mountain State Park and the surrounding rivers, fields, forests and lakes at the Arabia Mountain NHA offer a variety of ways to enjoy the outdoors without breaking the bank on a tank of gas. Hike, bike, search, climb, float, paddle and camp Arabia Mountain and Panola Mountain for a weekend full of outdoor fun.
See the full list of summer fun here!