In the News

Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference

Gathering for the Greener Good Parks & Greenspace Conference Each spring, Park Pride hosts the annual Parks & Greenspace Conference, the largest parks conference in the southeast, to explore a selected theme about parks and greenspaces. It is a wonderful environment for networking with elected officials, community leaders, and park advocates who are driven to…

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Georgia Trail Summit 2017

Georgia Trail Summit spotlights tremendous progress in Columbus and around the state April 20 – 22   MARCH 2017 – Trail building is at an all-time high across Georgia in rural and urban communities alike. Now in its fourth year, the Georgia Trail Summit brings Georgia’s growing trail community together in Columbus where an impressive…

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Cox Media Group PATH Chastain 5K/10K Race

  Join us on May 7, 2017  for the Cox Media Group PATH Chastain 5k/10k Run.   This is a dog friendly event!   All runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in the 10k and 5k race with (or without) their dog.  Walkers are also encouraged to participate in the COX Media Group PATH…

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NEW CONSTRUCTION STARTS

South Peachtree Creek Trail PATH began constructing the extension of the South Peachtree Creek Trail to North Druid Hills Road at Spring Creek Drive in October. This trail segment will primarily be a boardwalk structure ten to twenty feet above the ground. The extension will connect with the South Peachtree Creek Trail at the Mason…

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SNAKE TAILS

We have built over 200 miles of trails through Georgia woodlands and wetlands. We have bisected enough snake habitat over the past twenty-five years to encounter our share of creepy crawlers. It wasn’t until we got a call from a lady in South DeKalb County last month that I decided it was time to share…

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BUCKLING UP THE GREENBELT!

In 2011, a group of trail advocates came to Atlanta and asked PATH to help them build a trail around the City of Carrollton. We were intrigued by the opportunity and decided to meet with the local “Friends of the GreenBelt” group to see the proposed project first-hand. At the first Friends of the GreenBelt…

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PATH 2016 ANNUAL REPORT

We invite you to review our 2016 Annual Report.  Please click here to see a summary of PATH activity for our fiscal year ending March 31, 2016.  As you will see, we are still the meanest, leanest nonprofit around, taking 88% of your donations and putting them directly into trail construction. We opened 9.1 more…

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PATH PARKWAY UNDERWAY

By the time you read this newsletter, the southbound side of the Georgia Tech Parkway will have been closed for good. PATH crews officially closed the southbound side of the parkway around the 1st of September to make room for a spectacular trail and linear park from Northside Drive to North Avenue. Georgia Tech, PATH…

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SOUTH PEACHTREE CREEK TRAIL TO BE EXTENDED

The PATH trail that meanders through Medlock Park, following South Peachtree Creek to the Mason Mill Tennis Center will soon double in length.  A much-anticipated extension from the Mason Mill Tennis Center to North Druid Hills Road at Spring Creek Road is under construction. (A on map) This extension traverses the thick woodland area east…

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WESTSIDE BELTLINE PROGRESSING

  Construction continues on the Westside Atlanta BeltLine Trail between Alene and Lena Streets in southwest Atlanta. Most bridge abutments and retaining walls are in and backfilled. Most of the clearing and grading of the corridor is done. Installation of the duct bank and infrastructure for transit will be completed this fall. Actual trail construction…

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