A.L. Burruss Nature Park - Member Hike

Hike Name: A.L. Burruss Nature Park
Country: United States
State: Georgia
Nearby Town: Marietta
Rating: 3 stars
Directions: A.L. Burruss Nature Park is located at 75 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060. To avoid making a left turn across traffic, A. L. Burruss Park should always be entered from the westbound lane of S Cobb Drive. Please exit the park by making a right hand turn onto S Cobb Drive.
Total Hike Distance: 1.10 miles
Hike Difficulty: Easy
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: Roundtrip, Loop Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: A.L. Burruss Nature Parking Area
Trails Used: Main Trail, Red, Green, Blue Trails
Backcountry Campsites: No
Backcountry Water Sources: Streams
Management: City Park Service
Contact Information: A.L. Burruss Nature Park
75 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060
770-794-5607
770-794-5601
Best Season: Winter, Spring, Fall
Users: Hikers, Dogs
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: A.L. Burruss Nature Park is a city park located in Marietta, GA near Life University and the Dobbins Air Force Base. The main trail leaves the parking area and after a short distance intersects with the green, blue, and red trails which can be used to explore the park. All of these trails are in a hardwood forest and are short trails.

From the parking area, take the main trail 0.33 mile miles to a wooden bridge over a stream which marks the beginning of the 0.4 mile red trail. You can follow the short loop to return to the bridge, then pick up the 0.19 mile Blue trail which returns to the main trail. Follow it a short distance and you'll see the 0.15 mile green trail that loops back to the parking area. You can explore the entire park with this route.

There is a pavilion and some picnic tables located in the park and the main trail is available for hiking, running, and off-road biking.  There is also a spur trail near the wooden bridge that leads to to Life University - so the trails are frequently used by students and military personnel from the nearby Dobbins Air Force base. The trails are open during daylight hours but close at dusk.

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  Date Rating Duration Hiker
A.L. Burruss Nature Park - October 25, 2020 October 25, 2020 3 stars 40 minutes BirdShooter

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