Tour Details

Rolling Out for BeltLine Bike Tours!

Enjoy an invigorating bike ride and fresh air while learning about the past, present and future of the Atlanta BeltLine project. Tours include brief stops highlighting points of interest along the corridor.

Tour Details

Reservations are required for all tours.

  • When: Saturday mornings
  • Where: Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail (see details below)
  • Time: Tours depart promptly at 9:00 a.m. Arrive by 8:45 a.m. for check-in. Tours last about two and a half hours.
  • Cost: Atlanta BeltLine bike tours are free. Any donation you care to make to the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership would be greatly appreciated.
  • Group Size: Tours are capped at 20 participants. Participants should be at least 13 years old, comfortable riding a bicycle, and capable of completing a 9-mile trip with several stops over relatively flat terrain (there are a few small hills).
  • COVID: All current CDC COVID guidelines will be followed. Unvaccinated participants will be asked to wear a mask.
  • Tour Guides: Tours are led by trained guides familiar with the Atlanta BeltLine project and the neighborhoods through which the trail passes. There is also a sweep who trails behind the group, making sure the group stays together. Both guides are experienced cyclists familiar with bicycle safety and etiquette.
  • Holidays: Tours do not run on holiday weekends.

Westside Trail Bike Tour

  • When: Every Saturday morning (weather permitting) starting on September 11 and ending on November 13.
  • Where: Meet in the parking lot of the Lee + White development, 1020 White St. in West End where ample free parking is available. Specifically, meet near the West End wall mural at the north end of the parking lot. Feel free to stay after the tour to enjoy the many amenities offered by Lee + White (Monday Night Garage, Wild Heaven Brewery, Hop City, Boxcar Gastropub, Atlanta Spirit Works and more).
  • Check-In: 8:45 a.m. if bringing your own bike, 8:30 a.m. if renting a bike
  • Depart: Tours depart promptly at 9:00 a.m.
  • Return: Tours will return to Lee + White no later than 12:00 p.m.
  • Bike Rental: Bike and helmet rental are available from our bike rental partner, Clutch Bike Shop. The cost to rent a bike and helmet for the entire tour is $30 per person. Clutch will deliver your rental bike and helmet to Lee + White prior to the tour and collect them when the tour is over. Contact Clutch directly at 404-594-4205 for more information or to arrange for your rental. Tell them you’re signing up for an Atlanta BeltLine bike tour. If you’re renting from Clutch, please print out and complete this liability waiver/agreement and bring it with you to the tour.
  • Route: View a route map of the Westside Trail bike tour.

Tour Highlights:

  • Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum
  • Washington Park
  • Westview Cemetery (entrance only)
  • Westview commercial district
  • Murphy Crossing
  • Aluma Urban Farm
  • Multiple Art on the Atlanta BeltLine installations

View a route map

Register

Book Your Bike Tour

View tour availability and register through the online tour booking system. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email. If you select a given tour and you are prompted to join a waitlist, that means that particular tour is sold out. You can choose to add your name to the waitlist for that tour or look for another tour that has availability. If you join a waitlist and a slot in that tour opens up, you will receive an email advising of this and will have 24 hours to take that slot before it is released to someone else.


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What to Expect Day of Tour

Check-In Time

  • 8:30 a.m. for those renting bikes from Clutch Bike Shop, so we have ample time to pair you up with your bike and helmet
  • 8:45 a.m. for those bringing their own bikes

Departure Location

Our meeting location for the day of the tour is the parking lot of the Lee + White development, 1020 White St. in West End. We gather near the large West End mural located at the northern end of the parking lot.

What to Bring

  • Riders should bring a multi-geared bicycle in good working condition, wear comfortable clothing, wear a helmet and bring along a full water bottle and any desired snacks. Participants should also bring a COVID mask with them. All unvaccinated participants will be asked to wear a mask during the tour.
  • For those who don’t yet own their own bicycle, bike and helmet rental is available from our partner Clutch Bicycle Shop. The cost to rent a bike and helmet for the entire tour is $30 per person. Clutch will deliver your rental bike and helmet to Lee + White prior to the tour and collect them when the tour is over. Contact Clutch directly at 404-594-4205 for more information or to arrange for your rental. Tell them you’re signing up for an Atlanta BeltLine bike tour. If you’re renting from Clutch, please print out and complete this liability waiver/agreement and bring it with you to the tour.
FAQs

View Frequently Asked Questions for More Information

If your specific question is not addressed here, please contact:

John Becker
Bike Tour Coordinator
john@atlblp.org
(404) 446-4409

I don’t have a bike. Can I still participate?

Bike and helmet rentals are available from our bike rental partner, Clutch Bike Shop. They will deliver your rental bike and helmet to Lee + White prior to the tour and collect them when the tour is over. Contact them directly at 404-594-4205 for more information or to arrange for rental. Tell them you're signing up for an Atlanta BeltLine bike tour. The cost to rent a bike and helmet for the entire tour is $30 per person.

All the reservations are full. Is there a waiting list?

Yes, the registration system we use will allow you to put your name on a waiting list if there is no room left when you try to register.

Where does the tour meet? Is there parking?

Meet in the parking lot of the Lee + White development, 1020 White St. in West End where ample free parking is available. Specifically, meet near the West End wall mural at the north end of the parking lot. Feel free to stay after the tour to enjoy the many amenities offered by Lee + White (Monday Night Garage, Wild Heaven Brewery, Hop City, Boxcar Gastropub, Atlanta Spirit Works and more).

Is this a rain or shine ride?

If inclement weather (rain and/or thunder and lightning) is forecast for tour time, you will receive notice of tour cancellation from you tour guide no later than 7:30 a.m. on the morning of the tour. In most cases, we will make that call the evening before the tour and send the cancellation notice out then.

What level of cycling proficiency is needed to participate in this tour?

Participants should be at least 13 years of age, comfortable riding a bike, knowledgeable of basic cycling etiquette and rules of the road, and capable of completing a 9-miile trip over relatively flat terrain (there are a few small hills). Keep in mind, this is a leisurely tour, not a vigorous training ride.

What should I bring/wear?

Riders should bring a multi-gear bicycle in good working condition, wear comfortable clothing and shoes, wear a helmet, and bring along a water bottle and any snacks you’d like during the tour. As a reminder, helmets are required by law for participants 16 years of age or under and we strongly encourage all participants to wear a helmet.