Best Places to Run in Atlanta – OTP North-West

OTP = Outside the Perimeter (Outside I-285 loop). Here are the best places to run if you live in or near Smyrna, Marietta, or Kennesaw.

3. Cochran Shoals – Cochran Shoals is an unpaved 3.1 mile (round trip), dog-friendly trail along the Chattahoochee river just north of I-285.

2. Silver Comet – Silver Comet Trail runs 61.5 miles from Smyrna to Cedartown.

1. Kennesaw Mountain – Three are actually several trails through and around Kennesaw Mountain including the Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Trail featuring breath-taking views at the summit.