Augusta Canal Lake Olmstead Trailhead


0 Milledge Rd
Augusta GA 30904

Visit the mountain biking trails along the Augusta Canal. Lake Olmstead Trailhead entrance is located at the end of Milledge Road (access ro River Levee, Towpath, Mill Village trails). There is easy access to downtown. The Trail is 2.5 miles long with huge ropes to swing along the way. Climb the "Stairway to Heaven on 3 different type of bikes. 

Hikers, cyclists and runners regularly head for the Augusta Canal's wide, level towpath, once used by mules to pull canal boats to the Canal headgates. Additional trails into wooded and urban areas add variety to the outdoor experience. Spring and Fall "Trail Talk" walks and "Pedals Thru the Past" rides add to understanding and enjoyment. Canoers and kayakers can enjoy the natural and urban scenery as well, with several points available for put-in. Pick up a map at the Discovery Center, Lock Keepers Cottage Visitor Center.

Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Public Restrooms
  • Self-guided Tours
Near Interstate Highway
  • 20
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Accessible
  • Open Year 'Round
  • Pet-Friendly
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