Historic Heartland / Athens

Birchmore Trail

293 Gran Ellen Dr.
Athens, GA 30606

706-613-3616
  • The mile-long trail at Athens' Memorial Park winds through an urban forest

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The mile-long trail at Athens' Memorial Park winds through an urban forest and is highlighted by the Great Wall of Athens, built single-handedly by Fred Birchmore while in his 70s. The legendary Mr. Birchmore bicycled around the world in the 1930s. His bicycle is in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking