Harris County

Cycling:

Ride the Trail of Tour de Georgia . . .
Follow the path of Tour de Georgia's world-class cyclists and ride the Wheels O'Fire Century Cycle Tour! Set in the rolling foothills of West Georgia's Harris County, home of internationally renowned
CALLAWAY GARDENS, the Wheels O'Fire Century Cycle Tour stands second to none for challenge and all-around appeal.  Sunday morning rides are offered at 8:30 a.m. The Wheels O'Fire also offers an exciting and challenging Mountain Bike Course.  For more details, click here.

 

Hiking/Walking:

This main trail and connecting loops that cross and follow the beautiful Pine Mountain ridge in West Central Georgia, are inside the Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park and near Callaway Gardens.  Quiet woods, sparkling streams, misty waterfalls, rock outcroppings, varied forest, scenic overlooks, deer and turkey await your discovery. Just follow the blazes (6” by 2 ” rectangles painted on trees).  Two-foot-high rock cairns and mileage markers assist the hiker.

 

Wooden location and mileage signs have been placed at each road crossing, trail head, junction, campsite, and at all named parking lots.  The Pine Mountain Trail offers clear crisp views of distant ridges in winter, with occasional snowfall.  In the summer there are lush green ferns and lowland flowers.  Wild flowers are abundant and in spring you will find flowering dogwood, native azalea, mountain laurel and rhododendron.  Fall brings bright and beautiful leaves of hickory, oak, dogwood and maple, which change from day to day.  For more information on F.D. Roosevelt State Park, click here.

Other Recreational Facilities:

  Length Description
Harris County Palmetto Creek Pedestrian & Biking Trail 4.6 Miles Multi-use trail that will run from park behind Hamilton City Hall to the Harris County Agriplex in Pine Mountain Valley
Pine Mountain Trail 23 Miles Nature-walking trail that begins 6 miles north of Hamilton and ends at Dowdel Knob in Warm Springs, GA
Discovery Bicycle Trail 10 Miles Located on the grounds of Callaway Gardens; used for biking and walking.
Shiloh Walking Trail 1 Mile Walking trail located in central Shiloh that will be enhanced with paving, lighting, and benches.
Waverly Hall Village Green Walking Trail 1 Mile Lighted walking trail located in Waverly Hall that is paved and has various benches and trash receptacles.

 

 

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Columbus, Georgia 31902
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