Westside Trail ramp leading up to Lawton Street (facing south). Photo: John Becker

Getting Around the Westside Trail

Now that the Westside Trail is open for use, we’ve received many questions about the portion of the trail that uses the West End Trail for a half-mile between Gordon White Park and Lawton Street. If you follow the old railroad corridor in this area, the trail is unpaved behind the northwestern half of what … Continue Reading →

New Connection to Eastside Trail!

You will soon have one more way to access the Eastside Trail! Visitors to the Atlanta BeltLine have been using the hill at Ralph McGill Boulevard as an unofficial access point since before the trail even opened. Perennial Properties, the owners of the Telephone Factory Lofts, are installing a public access trail from the road … Continue Reading →

Mayor Reed leading the ribbon-cutting of the Eastside Trail Gateway.

Recap: The Eastside Trail Gateway is Open!

The Eastside Trail Gateway is officially open! In a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Kasim Reed, the Gateway opened on Friday, August 22, connecting the Eastside Trail with Historic Fourth Ward Park. The Gateway project, which broke ground in January of this year, has been a highly anticipated connection for the Old Fourth Ward, Inman Park, and … Continue Reading →

10th Street Cycle Track, Midtown

10th Street Cycle Track

A partnership between the City of Atlanta, the PATH Foundation, and the Midtown Alliance has facilitated the construction of Atlanta’s first “cycle track,” a two-way bike lane on 10th Street near Piedmont Park, between Monroe Drive and Charles Allen Drive. The cycle track connects to the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail at Monroe Drive. This portion … Continue Reading →

Piedmont Park pedestrian access path, Evelyn Street, Atlanta BeltLine

Pedestrian Access to Piedmont Park from the Atlanta BeltLine

The Piedmont Park Conservancy, working with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., recently removed a stretch of fence along Evelyn Street in order to allow easier pedestrian access into the park from the interim hiking trail. While this section of the park at the northern end of the dog park has paved trails, they were disconnected from the … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail etiquette sign

Eastside Trail Construction Update

It has been extremely gratifying seeing so many people enjoying the Eastside Trail. If you’ve already been there, you may have noticed that our work is not quite done yet. Tree plantings continue, and we’ve received  a lot of questions about the two ends of the trail, at Irwin Street to the south, Monroe Drive … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine's West End Trail by Langhorn Street

How Do I Get There? Accessing the Atlanta BeltLine from Westview Drive

Please note that the Westside Trail is under construction through the fall of 2017. You will not be able to access the trail at this location until construction is complete. At that time, we will update our access point videos and descriptions. Along Westview Drive in southwest Atlanta, you will find the Atlanta BeltLine’s West … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine access at DeKalb Avenue and Airline Street

How Do I Get There? Accessing the Atlanta BeltLine at DeKalb Avenue

Please note that the Eastside Trail Extension is under construction through the spring of 2017. You will not be able to access the trail at this location during construction. Once construction is complete, we will update our access point videos and descriptions. The old railroad corridor that forms the Atlanta BeltLine T’s into Hulsey Yard (the … Continue Reading →