Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Park which includes a garden and autumn leaves

Stone Mountain Park

Nature trails and theme park attractions surround the world’s largest piece of exposed granite, just outside the city.

Stone Mountain Park is an entertainment and recreation area surrounding the world’s largest piece of exposed granite. Throughout the park’s 3,200 acres (1,295 hectares) you’ll find walking trails, historical exhibits, playgrounds and leisure activities. There are also restaurants, shops, two hotels and a campground.

The granite mountain rises 1,686 feet (514 meters) above sea level. Ride the high-speed cable car to the top. On the way, view larger-than-life carvings of three Civil War figures: Jefferson Davis, Robert Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. This impressive Confederate Memorial Carving covers three acres on the side of the mountain.

If you’re up for some exercise, take the one-mile (1.6-kilometer) hiking trail to the top of the mountain. This trail is appropriate for most fitness levels, but can be slippery when wet. There are restrooms and a snack bar at the top of the mountain for a respite before heading back down.

There are 15 miles (24 kilometers) of walking trails around the park to suit a leisurely stroll or more strenuous day-hike. For example, the five-mile (eight-kilometer) Cherokee Trail winds through through the woods around the base of the mountain. The Woodland Trail and Meadow Trails each offer a one-mile walk into a habitat for lovely birds including the white-breasted nuthatch, eastern bluebird and northern cardinal.

Around the mountain there are a wide variety of activities for the entire family, including rock-climbing walls, miniature golf and a 4-D theater. Visit a recreation of a 19th-century town and farmyard or ride on a five-mile (eight-kilometer) scenic railroad around the base of the mountain. Kids will enjoy the Great Barn, an indoor playground for children aged five to 12.

An Adventure Pass gives you all-day access to the scenic trails, Great Barn, train and cable rides, and a slew of other activities. During the summer, stick around for the nightly laser and fireworks display that lights up the mountain.

The park is about a half-hour drive northeast of Atlanta and is open year-round.

Top Hotels Close to Stone Mountain Park

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Stone Mountain, GA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Stone Mountain, GA
2.5 out of 5
1852 Rockbridge Road SW, Stone Mountain, GA, 30087
The price is ¥13,604 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Stone Mountain. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (976 reviews)
"It was near Stone Mountain so very convenient and we had a good view of the mountain from our window. Our room was spacious and clean would stay again if we return to the area."

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Stone Mountain, GA
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort
4 out of 5
4021 Lakeview Drive, Stone Mountain, GA, 30083
The price is ¥18,294 per night from May 25 to May 26
Stay at this 4-star golf resort in Stone Mountain. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a golf course. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (984 reviews)
"This was a great experience I will be back"

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort
Stone Mountain Inn
Stone Mountain Inn
3 out of 5
1058 Robert E Lee Drive, Stone Mountain, GA, 30083
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The price is ¥14,832 per night from May 26 to May 27
Stay at this 3-star golf hotel in Stone Mountain. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4/5 Very Good! (596 reviews)
Great stay!!
"Spacious room, friendly staff, great location, beds very comfortable."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Stone Mountain Inn
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Best Lodging Options Near Stone Mountain Park

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Stone Mountain, GA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Stone Mountain, GA
2.5 out of 5
1852 Rockbridge Road SW, Stone Mountain, GA, 30087
The price is ¥13,604 per night from May 24 to May 25
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Stone Mountain, GA
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort
4 out of 5
4021 Lakeview Drive, Stone Mountain, GA, 30083
The price is ¥18,294 per night from May 25 to May 26
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort
Stone Mountain Inn
Stone Mountain Inn
3 out of 5
1058 Robert E Lee Drive, Stone Mountain, GA, 30083
The price is ¥14,832 per night from May 26 to May 27
Stone Mountain Inn
Highlands Homestead
Highlands Homestead
3.5 out of 5
1607 Howell Highlands Dr, Stone Mountain, GA, 30087
Highlands Homestead
2 Bedroom Condo near Stone Mountain Park
2 Bedroom Condo near Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain, GA
2 Bedroom Condo near Stone Mountain Park
2 Bedroom Condo 1 mile walking distance from Park.
2 Bedroom Condo 1 mile walking distance from Park.
Stone Mountain, GA
2 Bedroom Condo 1 mile walking distance from Park.
Convenience in Stone Mountain! See the Mountain from the driveway!
Convenience in Stone Mountain! See the Mountain from the driveway!
Stone Mountain, GA
Convenience in Stone Mountain! See the Mountain from the driveway!
Stone Mountain Manor
Stone Mountain Manor
3 out of 5
1037 Main Street, Stone Mountain, GA, 30083
The price is ¥17,757 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stone Mountain Manor
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Stone Mountain, GA
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