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7 Places to Get Your Sweat On in Atlanta

Working out at the gym is so 1999. Get with times, add in some variety and try out some of Atlanta’s other fitness options. From hiking to indoor rock climbing our town has it all. (Selfies optional)

1. Piedmont Park

Piedmont Park

Address: 400 Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30306
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Why we love this run:
– The run can be a little under 4 miles depending on the route you take
– Very scenic, including a quick run past the botanical gardens
– You can park at the Piedmont Park SAGE parking facility ($2/hour)


2. Torq Cycle ATL


Address: 935 Marietta St NW, Ste C, Atlanta, GA 30318
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Why we love Torq:
– Very clean / doesn’t smell bad (this matters more than you realize)
– Good music, good intensity, good community awesome instructors


3. Lullwater Park


Address: 1463 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
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Why we love this hike:
– There are fish in the pond
– The greenery is unreal
– You’ll find a 1926 Tudor mansion on the trail

Note: you can’t park at the trailhead…so you’ll have to find parking on campus or elsewhere nearby


4. Historic Fourth Ward Park

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Address: 800 Dallas St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
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5. Atlanta Rocks Indoor Rock Climbing Gym


Address: 1019 Collier Rd NW, Ste A, Atlanta, GA 30318
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Why we love AR (Atlanta Rocks):
– Great, knowledgeable and PATIENT staff
– Good for all levels, especially beginners


6. Stone Summit Climbing & Fitness Center



Address: 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30341
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Why we love Stone Summit:
– The ability to go Bouldering – climbing without a harness – in addition to traditional indoor rock climbing
– Family vibe, nice staff and HUGE facility


7. Big Trees Forest Preserve

Address: 7645 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 30350
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